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Fred Rogers died of cancer early today at the age of 74. There’s additional information at the Family Communications website. Current covered his retirement in 2000. And in a Current commentary, media scholar George Gerbner explained how Rogers’ storytelling addresssed childrens’ needs. “In this world of too many manufactured dreams, Fred Rogers is hand-crafting–for us as well as for our children–the dreams that heal,” he wrote.

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