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Abbycadabby Although Sesame Street has long been known for promoting all kinds of diversity, its cast of muppets includes few female characters.  Today, they have unveiled a new female character, Abby Cadabby, who appears amidst controversy.  With pink fur, a magic wand, and fairy wings, many are concerned about the female stereotype she embodies and the role model she’ll be for young girls

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