Lloyd Morrisett, who helped launch ‘Sesame Street,’ dies


www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2023-01-25 14:29:04

Lloyd Morrisett
FILE – Honoree Lloyd Morrisett appears with muppet characters at the 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors at The Kennedy Center, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Washington. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Lloyd Morrisett, the co-creator of the beloved children’s education TV series “Sesame Street,” which uses empathy and fuzzy monsters like Abby Cadabby, Elmo and Cookie Monster to charm and teach generations around the world, has died. He was 93.

Morrisett’s was announced Monday by Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit he helped establish under the…

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