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Sesame Street Debuts New Muppet: Impoverished Lily Hit by Economy

By Geno McGahee

Sesame Street is debuting a new muppet named “Lily,” whose family is facing a struggle with money and do not have enough to eat. It will be revealed on a primetime special “Growing Hope Against Hunger,” sponsored by Wal-Mart. Country singer and his wife, Brad Paisley and Kimberly, will star along with the rest of the popular Sesame Street muppets.

The special focuses on real life issues that a lot of families deal with. It is attempting to raise hunger awareness in the United States. The special is set to air on October 9th.

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