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  1. Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    'Sesame Street' is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.

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  2. Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on a Sesame Street,a retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Day

    Actress Sonia Manzano performs with Big Bird at the 2009 Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. “Sesame Street” is about to be less A-OK.

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  3. Iran's Version of The Muppets Makes a ComebackRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

    ... little boy who refuses to study, loves chocolate, and gets into trouble with his friends. Kind of like Sesame Street, there's "Mr. Host" - or Aghaye Mojri - the adult, who teaches and, of course, learns from the puppets. Like the Muppet Show, Kolah ...

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  4. 'Maria' tells San Francisco audience she's leaving...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... show at the recent American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco. Manzano first appeared on "Sesame Street" in 1971 and became a series regular in 1974. Manzano's character, Maria, has been an integral part of the long-running ...

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  5. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney story comes to the Palace TheaterRead the original story

    Yesterday | West Hawaii Today

    ... Palace Theater. The documentary profiles Spinney, the 80-something puppeteer who is the man behind making Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch walk and talk since the show's inception. Throughout the film Spinney reflects and reminisces ...

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  6. Sonia Manzano, who played a oeMariaa on Sesame Street, is retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWLP

    "Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano , who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.

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  7. Maria Leaves Sesame Street After 44 Years On The BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Gordon , Maria , and The Count on Sesame Street's 42nd season. Manzano is closing out a Sesame Street career that began in 1971.

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  8. Big Bird documentary light as a yellow featherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... the man who has been in the costume for more than 40 years. But love isn't necessarily the way to go in a Sesame Street-centred doc given the precedent of Being Elmo. We learned that 2011 documentary just scratched the surface of Elmo creator Kevin ...

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  9. 'Sesame Street' character leaving at 45 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Times

    Puppeteers Caroll Spinney with "Sesame Street" puppet Oscar the Grouch, and Sonia Manzano attend Sesame Street: A Celebration of 40 Years of Life on the Street at Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Triangle on November 12, 2009 in New York City. Actress Sonia Manzano performs with 'Big Bird onstage during the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Orpheum Theatre on August 30, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

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  10. First leading Latina on a television show calls it quitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Houston Chronicle

    For nearly 45 years the character of Maria on Sesame Street has been played by Sonia Manzano. But fans of the show got sad news on Thursday when it was announced that the Puerto Rican American actress who started working in the show in 1971 would be retiring.

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  11. 10 'Sesame Street' moments that prove Maria is the best humanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mashable

    While Sesame Street 's most famous characters will always be iconic Muppets like Big Bird, Elmo, and Grover, the humans who live and work on TV's most iconic street are the heart of the show. They lead the childlike Muppets through lessons on numbers and letters, life and love, and provide the winking humor that keeps parents hooked on the show right alongside their kids.

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  12. Sonia Manzano, 'Sesame Street's Maria, Is Retiring After 45 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Deadline

    Sesame Street is losing one of the neighborhood's longtime residents. Sonia Manzano , who played Maria on the PBS show, is retiring after 45 years.

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  13. Sonia Manzano, Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiring after 44 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NJ.com

    As Maria on " Sesame Street ," she engaged with countless children over four decades. But now, Sonia Manzano, 65, says it's time to say so long, and retire after 44 years on the show.

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  14. Sonia Manzano, Maria Rodriguez on 'Sesame Street,' retiring after 44 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    Actress Sonia Manzano ,who plays Maria Rodriquez on "Sesame Street," poses with Grover in honor of the 4,000th episode of "Sesame Street' in 2002. Photo Credit: Getty Images / George De Sota "Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK.

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  15. 'Maria' Retiring From Sesame StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... d women for generations," Sesame Workshop said in a statement. "We'll always be grateful for her many years on Sesame Street as a champion of diversity and helping millions of kids grow up smarter, stronger and kinder."

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  16. 'Sesame Street,' 'Dora the Explorer,' 'PAW Patrol,' 'Sofia the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Newsday

    From "Sesame Street" and "Curious George" to "Dora the Explorer," "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and more, there are many fun facts about your favorite children's shows you may not know. From "Sesame Street" and "Curious George" to "Dora the Explorer," "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" and more, there are many fun facts about your favorite children's shows you may not know.

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  17. 'Sesame Street' actress retires after 44 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTOP-FM Washington

    "Sesame Street" is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show since 1971, is retiring.

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  18. Maria of Sesame Street is retiring and everyone who grew up watching the show is sadRead the original story

    Thursday | The Star Online

    Sonia Manzano, who plays Maria on the long-running PBS children's show, is retiring 44 years after joining the series, she said at the American Library Association Annual Conference. Manzano first appeared on Sesame Street in 1971, and was upped to a series regular in 1974.

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  19. 'Sesame Street's' Sonia Manzano was like a beloved friendRead the original story

    Thursday | GantDaily.com

    A is for Adios. Actress Sonia Manzano announced this week at the American Library Association's conference that she would be leaving her role of Maria on "Sesame Street," a part she has played for 44 years.

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  20. Sonia Manzano, 'Sesame Street' Legend, to Retire After 44 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Max

    Sonia Manzano, a "Sesame Street" legend who played Maria, the toaster-repair expert at the Fix-It Shop, is retiring from the show after nearly 45 years on-the-air. Manzano announced her retirement at the American Libraries Annual Conference earlier this week, according to Variety .

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