'Pivotal': Murals connecting students in America, Iraq

Art and video chatting are bringing students from different parts of the globe together.


Art and video chatting are helping connect classrooms in different countries.

But the murals and communication help them show their similarities.

"I think it’s important to know kids across the world," said Hasanain Ajel, a fifth grade student in Maine.

The program was prompted by the Good Works Foundation.

Pat Perry, an artist who worked on both of the murals, said it might seem like just a simple, small gesture of a little correspondence, but it's much more.

Tap the video above to find out more about how the murals are making a difference.