Won't You Be My Neighbor? The Legacy of Mr. Rogers

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It’s always a beautiful day in the neighborhood thanks to Fred Rogers. For 33 years, he was the creator, showrunner and host of the American television series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. He transformed children’s television, promoting kindness and speaking openly about children’s emotional and physical concerns.

Rogers won the hearts of many people. He also earned honorary degrees and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom and a Lifetime Achievement Emmy. Was there anything this man couldn’t do? Read on to learn more about the legacy of everyone’s beloved "neighbor," Mr. Rogers.