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'Sesame Street' hosts Matt Robinson (Gordon), Will Lee (Mr. Hooper) Loretta Long (Susan) and Bob McGrath (Bob) stand with Big Bird on set, circa 1969. Hulton Archive/Children's Television Workshop/Getty Images hide caption

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When Black Boys Die, a gunplay written and directed by William Electric Black. Jonathan Slaff hide caption

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How the arts can help children think about gun violence

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Big Bird of Sesame Street attends the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. His announcement about getting the COVID-19 vaccine elicited a mixed response. Noam Galai/FilmMagic hide caption

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Jim Henson, the puppeteer behind Ernie, and Frank Oz, the longtime voice of Bert, on the set of Sesame Street. Robert Fuhring/Courtesy Sesame Workshop hide caption

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'Sesame Street' has many versions around the world. Above: its new Afghan characters, 6-year-old Zari (left) and her brother, Zeerak. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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With $100 Million Grant, Sesame Workshop Reaches Out To Refugee Kids

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Julia (center) first appeared online and in printed materials as a part of Sesame Street's See Amazing in all Children initiative. She'll now appear on TV as well. From left, Elmo, Alan Muraoka, Julia, Abby Cadabby and Big Bird. Zach Hyman/Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

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To ensure the survival of Sesame Street, one of the most cherished long-standing shows on television, Sesame Workshop CEO and President Jeffrey Dunn has worked to find new funding for the company. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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Erasing Red Ink, Sesame CEO Offers Vision To Preserve Home Of Big Bird

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Marvie, the host of Sesame Studios, will sing and answer viewer questions. Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

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Gargur, No'maan, Melsoon and Shams — four of the Muppet stars of Iftah Ya Simsim, the first Arabic-language version of Sesame Street. The show went off the air 25 years ago, and other Arabic-language Sesame Street spinoffs have launched since — but now, the original is debuting again. Sesame Workshop hide caption

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After 25-Year Hiatus, First Arabic-Language 'Sesame Street' Opens Again

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Gordon (played by Roscoe Orman), Maria (played by Sonia Manzano), and The Count on Sesame Street's 42nd season. Manzano is closing out a Sesame Street career that began in 1971. Zach Hyman/Sesame Street hide caption

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Raya might tickle Elmo with toilet paper if he doesn't use it properly. John Barrett/Courtesy of Sesame Workshop hide caption

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The 6-year-old Muppet has her mind on the toilet.

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