Students Honor Late 'Kudzu' Cartoonist Marlette Cartoonist Doug Marlette was on his way to meet with high schoolers in Oxford, Miss., on Tuesday when he was killed in a car crash. The students will perform a musical based on Marlette's Kudzu comic strip next month in Scotland. They say the show will have new meaning now.
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Students Honor Late 'Kudzu' Cartoonist Marlette

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Students Honor Late 'Kudzu' Cartoonist Marlette

Students Honor Late 'Kudzu' Cartoonist Marlette

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Cartoonist Doug Marlette was on his way to meet with high schoolers in Oxford, Miss., on Tuesday when he was killed in a car crash. The students will perform a musical based on Marlette's Kudzu comic strip next month in Scotland. They say the show will have new meaning now.

Sandra Knispel of Mississippi Public Broadcasting reports.