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Pennsylvania 143 Day is May 22, 2020

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The number of 143 was one that had a lot of meaning for Fred Rogers—from representing the number of letters in “I L-O-V-E Y-O-U” to how much he weighed for his entire adult life—he would use 143 as a code to tell children that they are special, each in their own way.

To celebrate the lasting legacy of Mister Rogers of spreading kindness and understanding everywhere, May 22, 2020, the 143rd day of the calendar year, has been designated as “143 Day”.

You can honor Fred Rogers and his devotion to children’s success in school and life by participating in WPSU-TV’s 143 Campaign to benefit children’s educational television. Now through May 18 become a Trolley Patron by making a gift of $40 or more. To show our appreciation, WPSU will send you 2 trolley pins—one to keep and the other to send to someone special along with a Mister Rogers 143 note card that we will provide.

Spread kindness. Become a Trolley patron today to ensure Fred’s dream of free educational television for children for years to come.

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