New 'Sesame Street' Character Has Parent In Jail

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Sarah Cody

Mommy Minute

6:34 AM EDT, September 6, 2013


Recently, the beloved PBS children's show, "Sesame Street", introduced viewers to a new character who has a parent in prison.

Alex, whose dad is incarcerated, is part of an online kit called "Little Children, Big Challenges," featured on the "Sesame Street" web site.

Check out this article from the New York Daily News to see a clip of the storyline.