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Sesame Street Welcomes Hungry Muppet Aboard To Teach Children About Poverty!

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Sesame Street Hungry Muppet Lily Poverty Poor Families Education Awareness

This is why we love Sesame Street!

They continue to set a responsible example by seamlessly educating children on the real issues.

Next on their to-do list is poverty!

With the US Department of Agriculture reporting "17 million American children have limited or uncertain access to food," Sesame Street felt compelled to raise awareness.

In comes pink-faced Lily, a muppet who suffers food insecurity with her family. Her debut will be accompanied by Brad Paisley and his wife for the October 9 special - Growing Hope Against Hunger.

In a statement, Brad and his wife comment on the issue at hand:

Food insecurity is a growing and difficult issue for adults to discuss, much less children. We are honored that Sesame Street, with its long history of tackling difficult issues with sensitivity, caring, and warmth asked us to be a part of this important project.

Good for them! They should feel very honored. They have the chance to really impact the lives of children everywhere through knowledge and awareness.

We smell another Emmy!!!

If you would like to help fight poverty, click here to donate to Unicef!

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9 comments to “Sesame Street Welcomes Hungry Muppet Aboard To Teach Children About Poverty!”

  1. 1

    awsome, love sesame street

  2. 2

    "his wife" is Kimberly Williams. She is best known for the daughter in the 'Father Of The Bride' movies.

  3. 3

    What having a Muppet live in a trash can isnt enough?

  4. 4

    Re: DixieWrecked82 – I was gonna say, his wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley is a well known actress and deserves to be recognized by name as well. She was also on the ABC show According to Jim for EIGHT YEARS, played Matthew McConaughey's wife in We Are Marshall and co-hosted the Nashville Flood relief concert among her 30 other imdb.com listed credits. RESEARCH Perez.

  5. 5

    Kimberly Williams-Paisley has 32 credits to her name including 8 seasons of According to Jim on ABC, We Are Marshal, two Father of the Bride movies with Steve Martin and co-hosting the Nashville Flood relief concert along with being a mother of two. She also co-starred with him in his video for "I'm Gonna Miss Her" if you have to only speak of her in terms of Brad.

  6. 6

    Re: JennFrost – Wow, and if that had posted the first time I wouldn't have made a second post. lol

  7. 7

    oh and i thought usa was a fucking superpower now ur saying the kids are starving

    what a joke

    feed ur kids before u drop ur bombs !!

  8. 8

    Re: perez posse member 777 – okay thanks for the advice

  9. 9

    Re: JennFrost – I didn't even realize she had moved on to T.V., I don't watch too much myself. She is great though. Thanks for sharing her credits.