Original article:  http://gpbnews.org/post/sonia-manzanos-lifetime-service-sesame-street
By Celeste Headlee & Sean Powers

For more than 40 years, Sonia Manzano lived on Sesame Street. She played Maria, who taught her young viewers some of life’s most important lessons. She also had a knack for storytelling. This week, Manzano comes to Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts. She is there for an event paying homage to the women of the Jim Henson Company. We talked to her about her fondest memories on Sesame Street.

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