'Sesame Street' Addresses Social Issues, Poverty with 'Lily' the Hungry Muppet

'Sesame Street' Takes on Poverty with 'Lily' the Hungry Muppet "Sesame Street" is debuting a new muppet "Lily," whose parents are poor. Lily, the "hungry muppet," doesn't always get enough to eat. In "Growing Hope Against Hunger," a one-hour special, the muppets explore ways to help Lily, her family and the millions of children that Lily represents. The show addresses community food banks and gardening as solutions. Here's why and how the show can raise awareness and make a difference. Read on...

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