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How about one: hope. Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit behind Sesame Street and a whole lot more – is dedicated toward making a meaningful difference in the lives of children worldwide by addressing their critical developmental needs. We strive to give children a better life than they would have had otherwise.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To celebrate our 40th anniversary!
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Here’s a prediction: Sesame Street will be celebrating its 50th (wow!) anniversary.
What inspires you to tweet?
Reading all the retweets of our tweets and the replies to @sesamestreet. The love is overwhelming.