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OK well the next story that we have where is brought to you by the letter I for incarceration.
The PBS show Sesame Street.
Has been helping educate children for decades on important things like the AB season 12 threes.
But now in new Muppet is moving to Sesame Street to help kids who have apparent in prison.
Trace Gallagher live in LA with -- -- And -- -- name is Alex and he is the first -- mega to have apparent in prison in case you don't know me some there earlier he's got -- Harry's got a green knows.
And Alex wears a buddy and he always complains about how much he misses his father.
Explaining why his dad's not around to helping build a toy car listen.
-- -- -- -- I don't want to talk about it most people don't understand.
Actually I do understand what you're going to hear when I was about -- -- my dad was incarcerated too.
-- So the thing this whole thing is that it's easier to hear this stuff from a -- -- then from an adult it's aimed at kids three to eight years old.
And certainly Sesame Street -- -- said Megan has dealt with difficult topics before everything from -- to military deployment -- -- it turns out that more kids.
Have parents in prison.
Then deployed in the military.
Reason magazine wrote about sesame street's new characters saying and I'm quoting here.
On making it almost normal to have a -- in prison or jail others say maybe this will spark a dialogue as to why the US has such a high.
Parent prison population Sesame Street is of course a PBS program which gets some of its funding from the government.
This particular program has also gotten a great deal of private funding.
Is already available on the web on YouTube and so forth and it's being distributed to community centers and schools.
Around the country.
On what they're trying to help a little kids who are now dealing with this -- encourage more parents go to prison but.
You gotta feel bad for the kids and find themselves in that situation Trace banks.
Well what if.
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