Fred Rogers

30 x 30 "

American. (1928-2003)

The heart and soul of children's television for nearly 40 years, Fred Rogers embodied an unparalleled genius for reaching and connecting to children like no one else before or since. His profoundly beloved program Mister Rogers' Neighborhood deeply touched the lives of millions of children and parents. As the shows sole creator, he wrote all the scripts, composed all the music, and did all the puppet voices. He received numerous awards for his work in public television and accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997 from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. His enduring legacy of showing kindness and acceptance to all is a timeless practice that we should always strive for and never forget.

Stood for: Kindness, Acceptance, Being You

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