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Meet Karli, the new ‘Sesame Street' muppet in foster care

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

“Sesame Street” has introduced a new Muppet with the aim of highlighting the stories and unique love of foster families.
The center of the new initiative is a Muppet named Karli, a yellow-haired friend of Elmo's who introduces viewers to the concept of “for-now parents.”
In one video, Karli's foster mom explains to Elmo that Karli's mother is “having a hard time” and that they will “keep her safe until her mommy can take care of her again.”
Elmo innocently asks when that will be, to which Karli's foster mom explains they're not sure. But “what we do know is that Karlie belongs here...
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'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

1 month ago   |   By WLKY

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street.
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