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Sesame Street’s First Autistic Muppet is Almost Here

Sesame Street is about to get its first muppet with Autism is about to make her debut. Four-year old Julia was actually announced in 2015 for the online initiative, but now she will be on the regular television show, beginning this April. A 25-year veteran writer of the show, Christine Ferraro, told 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl that... Read More »
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Humor / odd : Boing Boing

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