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‘Sesame Street’ Introduces Hijab-Wearing Muppet

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Zari

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by Czarina Ong, Christian Today

The muppet show Sesame Street is out to promote diversity as it recently introduced a new character in its series. The new character is named Zari, a hijab-wearing six year-old girl from Afghanistan who is smart, active, and ambitious.

Zari has a lot of things going on for her because she is confident, lively, and curious. Her name means “shimmering” in the Dari and Pashto languages, according to Reuters.

She will star in the Afghan version of the show called Baghch-e-Simsin, and will cover segments concerning health, exercise, and well-being. Zari will be interviewing doctors and other professionals related to the medical field to get advice on how she can pursue a career as a doctor.

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