Did You Know That ‘Sesame Street’s Big Bird & ‘Plaza Sésamo’s Abelardo Are Cousins?

Source: @BigBird

Source: @BigBird

Over the weekend, two wholesome powerhouses of children’s educational entertainment came together for a meeting that melted hearts, brought back fond memories, and renewed our hope for empathy between nations.

Sesame Street’s popular yellow giant, Big Bird, who recently appeared at San Diego Comic Con to celebrate the show’s 50th anniversary, hung out with his Mexican primo, Abelardo Montoya, a colorful parrot loved by anyone who watched Plaza Sésamo, the Spanish-language version of the legendary program, growing up . . .

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