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Video: President Obama salutes Sesame Street's 40th anniversary

Friday, January 29th, 2010
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As public television celebrates the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street this year, Barack Obama delivered a special message about the impact of Sesame Street on all our lives. “There are many adults who could stand to learn again the lessons that Sesame Street offers: lessons of compassion, and kindness and respect for our differences. The world is a better place for the world you create on Sesame Street — a world that enriches our children’s minds and hearts each and every day,” he said. Watch the full speech below, and watch Sesame Street every week from Sunday – Friday at 7am on THIRTEEN.

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