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• Rollins College unveiled first look photos of a new Mister Rogers sculpture today. The “A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor” sculpture will be installed on campus this fall. The 7 foot tall, 3,000 pound bronze statue will honor the alumnus’s legacy. Read More »
• Last week, which feels like a million years ago, WMFE presented a live talk with Diane Rehm. In the Q&A period, an audience member asked Rehm who she thought was her best teacher, and she promptly replied, “Fred Rogers.” Maybe that’s why as shock escalated to terror on Sunday, June 12, I thought of the story Mr. Rogers often told of his mother’s advice for confronting “scary things”: “Always look for the helpers. There’s always someone who is trying to help.” When he did, he saw that the world is full of doctors and nurses, police, firemen, neighbors and friends who are ready to jump in and help when things go wrong. In the past days, while *some* elected officials … Read More »