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Sesame Street's Big Bird puppeteer retires

BBC News Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Sesame Street's Big Bird puppeteer retiresPuppeteer Caroll Spinney is flying the nest after a 50-year long career as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.
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Caroll Spinney has been the puppeteer of Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street" since 1969. CNN reports, on Wednesday Spinney announced that he is stepping down from the roles. Spinney's decades portraying the beloved characters left him in the shadows, even as Big Bird and Oscar became...

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