March 20 – Mr. Rogers would have been 80 – Won’t You Wear a Sweater? I will.

In honor of what would have been Mister Rogers’ 80th birthday on March 20, Mr. McFeely — aka David Newell, the public relations director for Family Communications, Inc. (the nonprofit company founded in 1971 by Fred Rogers) — has a special request. “We’re asking everyone everywhere — from Pittsburgh to Paris — to wear their favorite sweater on that day,”

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I loved Mr. Rogers. Still do. I just HAVE to wear a sweater for this. And dig out my autographed post card that my Mom stood in line to get when we could not get in to see him when we lived in Pittsburgh when I was young.

Join me, won’t you?