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Today’s Solutions: July 14, 2024

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Sesame Workshop introduces tools to help kids understand addiction in families

Tevis Simon's childhood was fraught with uncertainty. She grew up in West Baltimore in the 1980s, a community that received little attention from the city and government investment, and her existence was overshadowed by her mother's opioid addiction. She never knew which version of her mother she Read More...

Kathleen Kim, Ji-Young’s puppeteer, with the finished muppet

Sesame Street introduces Ji-Young, its first ever Asian American muppet

The beloved children’s show “Sesame Street” will formally introduce seven-year-old Ji-Young, the young muppet making history as the show’s first-ever Asian American, on Thanksgiving Day in an episode called “See Us Coming Together: A Sesame Street Special.” Ji-Young, who is Korean Read More...

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The new characters in the Sesame Street cast are refugees

A large part of the nearly one million residents of the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are children, many of whom have suffered traumatic events as they’ve escaped persecution in Myanmar. To help alleviate the distress of Rohingya refugee children and provide them with early years of Read More...