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Sesame Street Helps Children — and Their Parents — Grieve

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

“When Families Grieve,” an Emmy-nominated, prime-time television special featuring Katie Couric and the Sesame Street Muppets, will be re-airing on PBS, in honor of Veteran’s Day, this Thursday. (Please check local listings for times.)

The special, produced by Sesame Workshop, presents families’ personal stories about coping with the death of a parent, as well as strategies that have helped these families move forward. Thanks to Sesame Street for tackling a tough topic an providing age-appropriate help for families. Here’s a sample clip: