Hempstead crossing guard dances the kids across the street

Shirley Cunningham, a Hempstead School District crossing guard for 10 years, helps students safely navigate the intersection of Fulton Avenue and Clinton Street -- a job she accomplishes while listening to gospel music and moving to the beat.  June 16, 2014 (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Shirley Cunningham of Hempstead, a school crossing guard, dances while directing traffic at the intersection of Fulton Avenue and Clinton Street in Hempstead on June 16, 2014.

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