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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:

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