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17 Facts About "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" That'll Make The World Seem So Much Better

Mr. Rogers never threw away a single drawing or letter that a child sent to him.

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4. When he was younger, Rogers was so disappointed with children's TV that it inspired him to find "some way of using this fabulous medium to be of nurture to those who would watch and listen."


"It's not so much what we have in this life that matters. It's what we do with what we have. The alphabet is fine, but it's what we do with it that matters most. Making words like 'friend,' and 'love' – that's what really matters."