It's been 50 years since Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood premiered on American television, and to mark the anniversary, as well as help those upset in the wake of the Manchester bombing, a writer shared a sweet story about Fred Rogers

Anthony Breznican first posted Mr. Rogers' famous quote, "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping." 

Breznican then went on to share the tale of an amazing encounter he had with the children's TV star:

And if you aren't crying yet, Anthony went on to describe how he felt when he learned of Mr. Rogers' passing 14 years ago:

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