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How John Legend and Sesame Street Help Children Connect with Their Incarcerated Parents During the Holidays

How John Legend and Sesame Street Help Children Connect with Their Incarcerated Parents During the Holidays

As a father himself, John Legend wants to make sure all children can communicate with their parents during the holidays.

The musician thinks this parent-and-child communication should include everyone — including those whose parents are currently incarcerated. Legend’s campaign Freeamerica, which has been working to transform America’s criminal justice system since 2015, partnered with Sesame Street to help kids “communicate with their parents who are away,” Legend, 38, tells People.

“We incarcerate so many people, and a lot of times we forget about their kids that are left behind and how it feels for them to be without parents,” says Legend.

See full article on PEOPLE.com