On Sept. 23,1936, Jim Henson was born—a creative genius whose wide-reaching and positive influence on the population is rivalled by few in the world of entertainment. Henson died far too early, in 1990, aged just 53. Some time before, he wrote two letters to be opened in the event of his death: the first to his five children; the second to his "Friends & Family." Click through to Letters of Note: Don't feel bad that I'm gone....
Letters of Note: Our differences unite us-- 10-year-old Sophia Bailey-Klugh wrote and illustrated an endearing letter to U. S. President Barack Obama and, as the daughter of a gay couple, thanked him for supporting same-sex marriage. She then asked for advice on how to respond to those who saw such a thing as "gross and weird." Her letter, and the reply she soon received, can be seen below.
The Network TV Pitch Reel for The Muppet Show Made by Jim Henson "Freaky long hair, dirty, cynical hippies will love our freaky long hair, dirty, cynical Muppets.” lol