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Big Bird Helped A Dying Child Smile During His Last Moments — Read The Heartbreaking Story HERE

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Caroll Spinney talks about one boy who stood out from the rest

The man under the feathers has done a lot lately.

From releasing a documentary about his iconic role as Big Bird, to making this AH-mazing Birdman parody, to teaming up with Michelle Obama and Billy Eichner, Caroll Spinney works his tail off just to make kids smile on the daily.

[ Video: Watch Zach Galifianakis Act Out A Nursery Rhyme On Sesame Street ]

But when he hosted an 'ask me anything' on Reddit Thursday, he revealed there was one child in particular whose smile stands out.

The Sesame Street star was asked about his 'most meaningful interaction' with a young viewer, and the story he told made us tear up.

He had gotten a letter from a man who had a five-year-old son named Joey, who was very sick with cancer and knew he was dying. All Joey wanted was a phone call from his feathered friend. Big Bird was the only thing that could cheer him up, but he wasn't always in every episode of the children's show.

So Caroll dialed the phone and, as Big Bird, talked to the boy for about ten minutes. He told the Reddit readers Joey's final words to him:

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Here Are All Of The Things Rihanna's Giant Yellow Dress Looked Like On The Met Gala Red Carpet!

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The Met Gala always gives us such standout outfits… but Rihanna's 2015 red carpet look is totally next level.

Her yellow Guo Pei gown was so huge that she literally took up the entire staircase herself and they had vacate the carpet so she wouldn't knock anyone over with her train!

It's safe to say the RiRi left the museum with the most talked-about dress, but we just couldn't quite place where we'd seen her silhouette before.

And then we realized that Rihanna was totally channeling some Yellow Brick Road couture!!!

But what else did Rihanna's Met Gala gown resemble??

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The Sesame Street Parody Of Avengers: Age Of Ultron Is Healthy & Hilarious! Watch Cookie Monster Join The Aveggies HERE!

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The Age Of Ultron is nearly upon us, but Sesame Street is more interested in the age of 3-5 years old!

That's why they replaced the Avengers with the Aveggies, a superhero team that skipped out on the scary robot fight in favor of making sure people eat a balanced diet!

[ Video: Sesame Street Successfully Parodies Game Of Thrones! ]

Watch the adorably inept heroes take on desserts in the HIGHlarious — and high in vitamins — Aveggies: Age Of Bon Bon (below)!

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Zach Galifianakis Acts Out An Adorable Nursery Rhyme On Sesame Street — But Just How Nimble Can Zach Be?

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Jack be nimble, Jack be quick.

You may think you've heard it before, but that old school nursery rhyme is a thing of the past!

That's because Sesame Street just updated the tale with a current pop culture twist: Zach Galifianakis!

[ Video: Sesame Street Successfully Parodies Game Of Thrones! ]

In Tuesday's short, Murray Monster wants Zach's help to reenact Zach Be Nimble for all the kids in the audience. The only problem?

Zach doesn't quite know what the word nimble actually means.

Ch-ch-check out Zach's educational appearance on Sesame Street (below)!!!

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Sesame Street Flawlessly Parodies Game Of Thrones! Watch Grover Take Over A Musical Game Of Chairs HERE!!

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Winter has come late to Sesame Street!

The "children's show" has been on point lately with their parodies, including House of Cards and Birdman! Now, they take on the hit fantasy show Game of Thrones!

[ Related: Game Of Thrones Creator George R.R. Martin Releases Excerpt From New Book! ]

The hit puppet show has gone to Westeros — or should we say… Jestoros — as Grover Bluejoy helps Ned Stark conduct a game of musical chairs and figure out who exactly will take the Iron Chair!

Ch-ch-check out the HIGH-larious video (above) to find out who will win the Game of Chairs!

And don't worry, there isn't a George R.R. Martin-style character death — it is Sesame Street, after all!

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Ed Sheeran Croons Two Different Worlds On Sesame Street!

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Our favorite red head is at it again!

Although the segment was filmed months ago, Ed Sheeran finally appeared on Sesame Street to give a muppet-filled performance of Two Different Worlds.

[ Related: Ed Sheeran Embraces The Single Life ]

Even Ed tweeted out his excitement over this furry collaboration!

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Look Out, Kim Kardashian! Cookie Monster Breaks The Internet While Grumpy Cat Watches On!

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Where Kim Kardashian failed, Cookie Monster succeeded!

[ Related: Sesame Street Perfectly Parodies House Of Cards! ]

In a recent HIGHlarious video posted by Sesame Street, our favorite chocolate chip cookie addict decides he too wants to give breaking the internet a try.

Except he's far more literal in his attempt: he ingests a router!

Of course, Grumpy Cat makes a very welcome cameo in this sketch, so yeah, who knows? This might actually destroy the web.

Guess you'll find out tomorrow if your Wi-Fi works or not.

Ch-ch-check out the epic Sesame Street clip (below)!!!

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