Great post with great memories.
Even though everyone has to experience it at some point, the death of someone is a subject often tip toed around when talking to children about. Many feel their developing minds will not be able to comprehend the idea and often feel it’s best just to brush over it. But there have been those who have decided to tackle the subject head on with children, feeling it best to approach the subject in a way they can understand not to frighten them or scar them for life; but to educate them and help them understand.
The show that set the precedent for this was the show that everybody watched and grew attached to during their childhood, Sesame Street. In 1982, Will Lee, the actor who played the shop owner, Mr. Hooper passed away suddenly leaving the show runners scrambling to figure out what to do about it. It would have…
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