Muppet's Elmo Campaigns To Carry Olympic Torch Eight thousand people will carry the Olympic Torch before it reaches London to open the summer games. Elmo hopes to become the first monster to carry the torch.

Muppet's Elmo Campaigns To Carry Olympic Torch

Muppet's Elmo Campaigns To Carry Olympic Torch

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Eight thousand people will carry the Olympic Torch before it reaches London to open the summer games. Elmo hopes to become the first monster to carry the torch.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Eight thousand people will carry the Olympic torch before it reaches London to open the summer games, though one would-be torch barer isn't even human. He's a small red fuzzy monster.

KEVIN CLASH: (As Elmo) Elmo's ready to start training to be a monster torch-bearer. Yay. Oh, oh, Cramp, cramp.

MONTAGNE: That's a video out this week for Elmo's campaign, ElmOlympian. He hopes to become the first monster to carry the torch. It's MORNING EDITION.

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