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Ernie, a Muppet from the popular children's series Sesame Street, appears with new character Ji-Young, the first Asian American Muppet, on the set of the long-running children's program in New York on Nov. 1. Noreen Nasir/AP hide caption

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Asian American And Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2022

This 'Sesame Street' kid is now the Muppeteer for its first Asian American character

7 min

This 'Sesame Street' kid is now the Muppeteer for its first Asian American character

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