Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Jim Henson's Favorite Muppet: Kermit the Frog

Leland native Jim Henson created The Muppets. He responded to those who asked that he’d had two close friends growing up, both named Kermit. Of all his puppets, Kermit the Frog was his favorite due to it small size and light weight that would not tire his arm when performing.
Excerpted by permission of The Nautilus Publishing Company from 501 Little-Known Facts, Obscure Trivia, World Records & Historical Minutia from the State of Mississippi
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