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Big Bird And Company Are Here In D.C. For Sesame Street Day

“B” is for busy when it comes to Big Bird, who spent the morning with Mayor Muriel Bowser at Martha’s Table, sharing his favorite fruit with the youngsters assembled (he provided some hints: it’s a yellow fruit that begins with the same letter as his name).

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Obama Visits Martha’s Table to Make Sandwiches, Talk Shutdown

This afternoon, the leader of the free world made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on 14th Street NW next to people out of work because of the federal government shutdown.

During a 45-minute visit to Martha’s Table, President Obama volunteered alongside furloughed workers and students from Sidwell Friends (where his daughters attend) at the D.C. nonprofit, which offers a variety of programs to low-income Washingtonians including grocery and food delivery.

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