Sesame Street's puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at 85

Saying farewell to the Sesame Street puppeteer who brought children's favourites Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life.

    The man behind some of the most iconic children's characters has died.

    American puppeteer Caroll Spinney spent almost 50 years playing Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on the popular TV show Sesame Street.

    Al Jazeera's Barbara Angopa reports.


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