“I thought it would be kind of funny,” Vargas told the Morning News. “I didn’t realize that Special Forces were actually looking for him and about to close in.”
Sidewalk Arts Festival judges gave it an honorable mention in the prospective student category, the Morning News said.
The drawing also became a talker among the crowd.
“People were walking by, taking pictures and laughing,” Vargas told the newspaper. “Then Sunday night I saw the news that Osama bin Laden had actually been killed. It was so weird.
“Monday, everyone at school was asking, ‘How did I know?’”