“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ I remember my mother’s words, and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers–so many caring people in this world.” ~ Fred Rodgers
It has been a long time since I personally watch an episode with Mr. Rodgers but now that I have young children of my own I can foresee the day when Mr. Rodgers is apart of my home again. Given the horrific tragedies that have occurred recently, Mr. Rodgers is certainly one of those helpers that people may be able to turn to help explain to children about the events that occurred in Newtown, CT.
Full article here in Fast Company