When I was a kid, I had a fantastic support system.  My parents had 7 children and I was the youngest, so many of my siblings looked out for me.  (not all, let's face it, in a family that big, there are ones that just didn't want you around.  Or maybe that was just my family....ANYWAY!)  I had my Mom and Dad who were both hard-working and gave us everything we needed and more.  My Dad was the sentimental one who would say "I Love You" over and over and he told his girls especially, that they could grow up to be anything and everything they wanted to be.  My Mother was super sensitive and sentimental too, she was just too busy cooking, cleaning and doing everything for everyone to talk about feelings.  Not only did I have my Dad telling me that I could do anything, but there was a guy on TV that I used to watch every day named Mr. Rogers who said the same thing to me through the small screen in our living room.

Mr. Rogers has a website you can go to when you want to watch full episodes of him and his neighbors.  I don't know what it will do for you, but for me, today, I had the same feeling of, "everything is going to be alright," like I did when I was a kid.

THIS JUST IN:  There's a movie coming out with Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers being filmed currently and a tragic accident has happened on the set.  A crew member was relaxing between takes up high on the set and may have experienced cardiac arrest, the story states. 

This documentary was made about Mr. Rogers earlier this year.

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