‘Sesame Street’ Includes First Muppet To Experience Homelessness

Sesame Street street puppet Lily, a 7-year-old bright pink Muppet, will become the show’s first character to experience homelessness, with the show’s producers hoping this addition will create empathy and a sense of understanding on the issue among children. What do you think?

“You’d think with all the dough PBS rakes in through donations they could at least set her up in a motel for a few nights.”

Catherine Archer • Needlepoint Disposer

“No big deal, I’ve heard Sesame Street is relatively safe.”

Tyler-James Scott • Waste Disposal Technician

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“What a great way to encourage children to be kinder to homeless puppets!”

Merrick Cottrell • Handwashing Expert

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