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STATEMENT FROM PBS PRESIDENT AND CEO PAULA KERGER ON THE PASSING OF CAROLL SPINNEY

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Arlington, VA, December 8, 2019 -- On the passing of longtime SESAME STREET puppeteer Caroll Spinney, PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger offered the following statement:

 

“Through his legendary work as the world’s best-known, most lovable yellow bird, Caroll left an indelible mark on public television, and he touched the hearts and minds of countless children. We are so very grateful for the inspiration, compassion and good humor that he brought to PBS audiences throughout his extraordinary career on SESAME STREET. He will be deeply missed.”

 

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