Happy Birthday to my friend and yours, Fred Rogers

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  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    It's you I like,
    It's not the things you wear,
    It's not the way you do your hair--
    But it's you I like.
    The way you are right now,
    The way down deep inside you--
    Not the things that hide you,
    Not your toys--
    They're just beside you.

    But it's you I like--
    Every part of you,
    Your skin, your eyes, your feelings
    Whether old or new.
    I hope that you'll remember
    Even when you're feeling blue
    That it's you I like,
    It's you yourself,
    It's you, it's you I like.



    I'm really looking forward to seeing this documentary---Mr. Roger's Neighborhood was my favorite childhood show. Simple, calm and educational (I still remember "picture picture" teaching me how crayons were made).

    I'm wearing my favorite sweater in his honor today :)
     
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    he's, uh, dead
     
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    That nigga raped me.
     
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    I wonder if they buried him in his shoes or his sneakers
     
  5. Mlaw

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    it's still his birthday, and his memory and message still live on
     
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    i remember stuttering john saying that mr. rogers was the real deal; he was kind, soft and patient even when sj was asking him about farting, etc.
     
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    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    "Do YOU?"
     
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    I loved Mr. Rogers.

    I heard a story years ago that someone stole Mr. Rogers's car. When going through the contents of the car, the thief found out that the car belonged to Mr.Rogers so he felt bad and returned it.

    I don't know if its true or not. :)
     
  10. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? VIP

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    My youngest daughter was scared to death of him. Never could figure out why. She was good with Sesame street and all that other stuff. One of her first full sentences was "I don't like that man."
     
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    It was probably a Rambler
     
  12. Mlaw

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    Snopes could neither prove or disprove it
     
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    I know. :nocheer:

    Repped with a message BTW. :)
     
  14. Mlaw

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    He asked him:
    "Mr. Rogers, wouldn’t you like to gun down Barney with a machine gun?” Mr. Rogers, without missing a beat and in a voice that was so calm and gentle, just turned the question back and said, “Would you?”
     
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