Actor Who Plays Big Bird Tells Heartwrenching Story About A Sick Child


This story is going to break your f*cking heart. The man who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" for more than 45 years held a Reddit AMA yesterday.

The actor's name is Caroll Spinney, and he also plays Oscar the Grouch. During the AMA, Spinney was asked,

Spinney's response was absolutely gut-wrenching. But, it certainly highlights the power of children's programming.

Here is Spinney's story in full:

Citations: The Guy Who Plays Big Bird Told A Heartbreaking Story About His Impact On A Child (BuzzFeed)