Happy Birthday, Sesame Street

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First Lady Michelle Obama, center, with Elmo, left, and Rosita, right, as they help promote eating fresh fruit and vegetables to kids on October 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
First Lady Michelle Obama, center, with Elmo, left, and Rosita, right, as they help promote eating fresh fruit and vegetables to kids on October 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

“Sunny day, sweeping the clouds away…” The first kids strolled down Sesame Street on November 10, 1969. Who knew the show would still be on the air 45 years later?

In the beginning

Carole Spinney sure didn’t. He has played Big Bird and Oscar since Day 1.

Sesame Street wanted to give inner-...

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