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The chameleon was a one-time thing. Probably. My name is Alaina Johns. I'm a freelance writer and editor based in Philadelphia, PA.  

 

 

Mr. Rogers returns (and not a moment too soon)

Mr. Rogers returns (and not a moment too soon)

Published on June 26, 2018 in Broad Street Review.

There are two situations in which I have sat quietly with a room full of openly weeping adults: funerals, and a Saturday matinee of Won’t You Be My Neighbor? at the Ritz East. The trumpeting of noses into Kleenex was so regular, we were like a herd of beleaguered elephants.

Director Morgan Neville’s documentary about the career of Pennsylvania’s own Fred Rogers is a deft, understated portrait of a guy whose unhurried, pellucid bonhomie already seems like the stuff of fairytales. And this just 15 years after his death. Read more. 

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