In the Neighborhood – One Liner Wednesday

 

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When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.– Fred Rogers

Was there ever a host of a children’s television program who was more wise, compassionate and gentle than Fred Rogers? We need him more than ever today.

Here is what Wikipedia has to say about him: ” Rogers was red–green color blind. He swam every morning and neither smoked nor drank. He became a vegetarian in his mid–40s, stating ‘I don’t want to eat anything that has a mother.’ Contrary to rumor, he never served in the military. Rogers’ office at WQED Pittsburgh had only a sofa and armchairs because Rogers thought a desk was ‘too much of a barrier’

What an incredible role model for a generation of children who grew up watching him (including mine). Mr. Rogers, “I like you just the way you are!

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      • I didn’t realize it was not still at the movie theatre Laurie. I don’t have TV and don’t stream movies and have not been to the show since 1992. I used to rent movies until Blockbuster went kaput. I listen to the “Mitch Albom Show” every evening and Mitch Albom went to see it with his wife. He said he wasn’t interested to go, but she wanted to go and he said it was the best movie he’d seen in a long time. I never watched him – I would have been older by then.

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      • That is what Mitch Albom said too – he said he cried through the movie and said he never knew how special Mr. Rogers was, but I know Mitch is a softie. I’ve never read any of his books, but I know he has a soft heart.

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