Won’t You Be My Neighbor? On Mr. Rogers Is An Excellent Look Inside

"And what that ultimately means, of course, is that you don't ever have to do anything sensational for people to love you."

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I saw ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ about Mr. Rogers in the theatre. Part of it centered on Mr. Rogers’ struggle to love himself as an odd fit in the world, but mostly it was about his mission to teach children that every one of them deserves love and dignity.

Mr. Rogers and Daniel Tiger

In it, they discuss that Daniel the Tiger was the voice of Rogers’ inner child. They played a clip where his self-doubt comes out, and despite Lady Aberlin’s best efforts to assure Daniel he isn’t a mistake, he repeats

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