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Sesame street

Only a couple of these images ever appeared in print, over 50 years ago in an obscure magazine out of the Soviet Union.
'His enormous talent and outsized heart were perfectly suited to playing the larger-than-life yellow bird who brought joy to generations of children.'
Green and yellow because of the Sesame Street sign... not because of Oscar and Big Bird.
We respectfully disagree.
For almost 50 years, Caroll Spinney has been the man inside the Big Bird costume (he's also played Oscar the Grouch, since he's no slouch).
It's called 'El Patito' and it is magical.
Billy Eichner filmed a slightly less aggressive "Billy on the Street" segment for the children and monsters.
Do this dumb thing, it'll make you feel better.
Oliver enlisted Elmo, Rosita, and Oscar the Grouch to explain the importance of the issue so even a child, or congressman, could understand what's at stake.
Those plush puppets still hold a magical sway over kids.
There's even a kid-friendly version of the film's most famous line.
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