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Elmo Takes a Turn as a Therapist After Asking, 'How is Everybody Doing?'

Last week, Elmo’s X account shared: “Elmo is just checking in! How is everybody doing?” The post quickly went viral as responses poured in. Many people wrote un-ironically about being exhausted, depressed, or full of dread about the future.


Elmo responded saying he learned how important it is to check in with friends. "Wow! Elmo is glad he asked!" Elmo said last Tuesday, as responses to his question continued to pour in. Leveraging the interest in Elmo's tweet to posting a reply with emotional well-being resources "is exactly what Sesame Workshop was created to do." Read more from NPR here.