10 ‘Sesame Street’ moments that prove Maria is the best human

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But even among those awesome humans, there was something about Maria Figueroa-Rodriguez — played for the last 44 years by Sonia Manzano, who revealed this week that she’s leaving the show — that made her stand out. Her commitment to being part of a diverse cast, to teaching Spanish, and to embodying an ultra-competent, empathetic, and very funny Latina woman on TV has made Maria an icon and an ideal for generations of young girls. Read more…

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