March 20 is the birthday of everyone’s favorite children’s television icon, Mister Rogers. Here at KQED, we use this occasion to dress up like our friend Fred and treat each other like good neighbors by eating cupcakes and donating sweaters to Goodwill. It’s also a good chance for us to express our own specific Mister Rogers style. Here’s a sampling of today’s Mister Rogerses:
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