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9/21 Google Doodle

thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 72,265 Senior Member
edited September 21 in Parent Cafe
Today’s Google Doodle is so worth watching. The message is even better now.

Replies to: 9/21 Google Doodle

  • BunsenBurnerBunsenBurner Registered User Posts: 36,766 Senior Member
    edited September 21
    Beautiful. Wonderful. Heartwarming.
  • 2VU06092VU0609 Registered User Posts: 3,431 Senior Member
    Best ever.
  • my-3-sonsmy-3-sons Registered User Posts: 2,917 Senior Member
    Love it!
  • jym626jym626 Registered User Posts: 55,810 Senior Member
    Someone posted about this early this morning in the "say it here" thread. I think it was @2VU0609. Definitely cute. I watched the Mr. Rogers documentary on a flight last week. Highly recommend it.
  • maya54maya54 Registered User Posts: 1,671 Senior Member
    edited September 21
    Oh Mr Rogers. I love his messages. They are beautiful. He seems like an amazing person. But I could not stand watching him as a kid. Could not stand it. He talked so slooooooooow. It made me want to scream HURRY UP! My kids hated watching him too. We are a fast speaking family. Lol.
  • jym626jym626 Registered User Posts: 55,810 Senior Member
    Funny you say that @maya54 . We felt the same, and I didn't watch him growing up. Which is why I found the documentary so compelling
  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 72,265 Senior Member
    My kids really liked Mr. Rogers. He wasn’t my favorite Initially... but as I watched him, I realized he spoke to kids about a lot of life’s little lessons.

  • Madison85Madison85 Registered User Posts: 10,596 Senior Member
    I met Mr. Rogers at an educational store grand opening in Newport Beach in 1994. I remember telling him "I am overwhelmed to meet you!"
  • jym626jym626 Registered User Posts: 55,810 Senior Member
    Slight tangent, DS#1 is going to be on a committee with Bill Nye the science Guy. He can’t wait!!
  • greenbuttongreenbutton Registered User Posts: 2,560 Senior Member
    Fred Rogers answered every child's letter himself. We scheduled our day around the show, adored it. The day he died both my kids came to hug me and be hugged, we were sad. It is interesting to me that so many people have affection for him, yet our culture still doesn't share many of his values
  • stradmomstradmom Registered User Posts: 4,872 Senior Member
    Mr Rogers gives me hope for the future.
  • emilybeeemilybee Registered User Posts: 12,959 Senior Member
    That’s was darling. Thanks for the heads up.
  • eb23282eb23282 Registered User Posts: 275 Junior Member
    You haven't already seen it, you must watch his testimony before the Senate Committee on Commerce in 1969. Just google Mr. Rogers Senate.
  • abasketabasket Registered User Posts: 18,469 Senior Member
    I had the opportunity to hear him speak in person too and meet and shake his hand. As an early childhood professional it was pretty special.

    But I have to admit that like above, the slow pace of the show drove me CRAZY. My kids also were not fans - they were ok with him but the puppet show part creeped them out. I think the puppets were a little scary looking!
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