Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, author, and television host. Rogers was most famous for creating and hosting Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality and directness to his audiences.
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... Rogers was diagnosed with stomach cancer in December 2002, not long after his retirement ... Rogers died on the morning of February 27, 2003 at his home with his wife by his side, less than a month before he would have turned 75 ... Speakers remembered Rogers' love of children, devotion to his religion, enthusiasm for music, and quirks ...
... Idlewild and Soak Zone, an amusement park near Rogers' hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania has an attraction called "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood of Make-Believe" featuring a life-size trolley ... The planetarium show "The Sky Above Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" is a computer-animated adaptation of the television show for preschool-aged children ... the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh had Welcome to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood installed as a permanent exhibit in 2004 ...
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“Parents who expect change in themselves as well as in their children, who accept it and find in it the joy as well as the pains of growth, are likely to be the happiest and most confident parents.”
—Fred Rogers (20th century)
“Those of us who are in this world to educateto care foryoung children have a special calling: a calling that has very little to do with the collection of expensive possessions but has a lot to do with the worth inside of heads and hearts. In fact, thats our domain: the heads and hearts of the next generation, the thoughts and feelings of the future.”
—Fred M. Rogers, U.S. writer and host of Mr. Rogers Neighborhood. That Which is Essential Is Invisible to the Eye, Young Children (July 1994)
“Guilty. Guilty. My evil self is at that door, and I have no power to stop it.”
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