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A man to be missed :(

Discussion in 'Henson People' started by muppetlover123, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member


    I love this picture. My favorite.
    I was born after Jim's death, but still this man was able to shape my world. From Sesame Street to Fraggle Rock to even the Muppet Show, and the movies, etc. He helped me so much.
    Like Jim always said
    "When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope still is to leave the world a little bit better for my having been here."
    As I look around my room now at all my Muppet stuff, I think. Mission Accomplished Jim.
  2. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    Oh wow!!! I was just looking at this picture in the Works and explaining to my five year old daughter who Jim Henson was. Truly one of the greatest artists ever.
  3. newsmanfan

    newsmanfan Well-Known Member

    I lucked across a kids' picture book a few weeks ago entitled "Who Is Jim Henson?" That pic, as well as many other candid shots with him and various Muppets, is included. Very sweet book, which concludes after showing the young readers every production Henson did back to the Street, "You already know Jim Henson!"

    panmanthe2nd and Muppet fan 123 like this.
  4. CensoredAlso

    CensoredAlso Well-Known Member

    That's the sweetest thing I've ever heard. :)
  5. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

    Jim henson was the first famous person in the media i looked up to (besides walt disney)

    we all really miss you Jim.
  6. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    The thread title mislead me completely. I feared someone else had just passed.
  7. muppfozz

    muppfozz Well-Known Member

    The thread title mislead me too........Really scared me. you can see Jim Henson's Memorial on you tube.
    DannyRWW likes this.
  8. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    Scenes from that make me cry :(
  9. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

    like his favorite songs made me teary:(
  10. MuppetGuy75

    MuppetGuy75 Well-Known Member

    My childhood idol :)
    CensoredAlso likes this.
  11. PuppetMaster

    PuppetMaster Active Member

    Makes me sad.LOL
  12. meepmuppaphones

    meepmuppaphones Well-Known Member

    It's a shame... he could've lived. IT'S SO SAD WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH

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