Wednesday, June 25th, 2008 | Author:
For those of you who know me, you know why this makes me sad.

Thank you and Godspeed, Kermit.

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‘Big Bird’ Designer Kermit Love Dies at 91

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (June 25) – Kermit Love, the costume designer who
helped puppeteer Jim Henson create Big Bird and other “Sesame
Street” characters, has died. He was 91.

Love also helped design costumes and puppets for Mr.
Snuffleupagus, Oscar the Grouch and Cookie Monster, among other
characters. He even appeared on the show himself as Willy, the
fantasy neighborhood’s resident hot dog vendor.
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