Artist creates mural to honor Cajun Navy, Harvey first responders

By Brittany Jeffers - Reporter

HOUSTON - A mural to honor some of the heroes who helped during Hurricane Harvey is being painted in the Westchase District. 

The painting along Brays Bayou is a combination of spray and hand painting and is a tribute to the volunteers and first responders who helped rescue Houstonians during Harvey. 

Larry Crawford is the artist working on the mural. When it is complete, the 100-by-20-foot mural will depict first responders and the Cajun Navy with a message that says "Thank You Houston Heroes." 

"It really is a tribute to the effort and help by the ordinary people who came to help the people in need. It was a tough time but also allowed people to put aside their differences and help," Crawford said. 

Clyde Cain, the founder of the Cajun Navy, said the mural is a powerful reminder.

"We all came together. For someone to paint this is incredible," he said. 

Crawford said the mural will be completed in the next two to three weeks. 

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