You probably saw the movie "Temple Grandin" starring Claire Danes. I did and loved it.   Now CSU Professor Temple Grandin has been chosen as grand marshal for Lucky Joe's St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Fort Collins next month.

According to a CSU press release, this is Grandin's 1st time as a parade grand marshal.

The esteemed professor travels the world to discuss her pioneering work in farm-animal welfare and her experience overcoming personal struggles with autism. Grandin was also the subject of a highly acclaimed Hollywood movie.

The downtown Fort Collins parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16th, and will travel a route about 1 mile long through Old Town.

[Colorado State University]