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Sesame Street: Meet Lily, the First Homeless Muppet


Offbeat  (tags: Sesame Street, homelessness, sadness )

David
- 132 days ago - bbc.com
A sad "necessity" in these times in the US



   

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David C (78)
Thursday December 13, 2018, 7:50 am
an interesting commentary on 21st century life in the US
 

Joanna M (139)
Thursday December 13, 2018, 8:17 am
Isn't Oscar the Grouch homeless? He lives in a garbage can...
 

Sue H (7)
Thursday December 13, 2018, 8:56 am
Sad to think that this sort of awareness is necessary.
 

Melania P (123)
Thursday December 13, 2018, 11:34 am
My words, Sue
 

Animae C (508)
Thursday December 13, 2018, 2:54 pm
"In her 2011 debut, she was shown feeling hungry because her family didn't always have food available."

My daughter was a fan & i always enjoyed watching it with her, i appreciated the real social issues the show included!

Well no, Oscar isn't homeless, he hasn't been evicted, he still has his home the garbage can!

Thanx David
 

Colleen L (3)
Thursday December 13, 2018, 7:45 pm
If that's what it takes to teach the kids today. I would also hope that their parents would be teaching them about the issue too.
Thanks David
 

Peggy B (43)
Friday December 14, 2018, 7:03 am
Oh my. So sad that homelessness has become so prevalent it needs to be addressed like this.
 

John W (5)
Friday December 14, 2018, 11:24 am
Noted, but what about Oscar the Grouch?
Isn't that a commentary on how some people can't integrate into society with "Trash" being a symbol for alcoholism and drug addiction?
 

Winn Adams (179)
Friday December 14, 2018, 11:37 am
A sign of the times. So sad but necessary.
 

Martin H (8)
Friday December 14, 2018, 11:44 am
A very influential show.
 

Sylvie A (190)
Saturday December 15, 2018, 4:14 am
Sesame Street is up to date.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Saturday December 15, 2018, 4:43 am
Thank you Sesame Street for doing this.
 
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