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"I Love My Hair" debuted on the Oct. 4 episode of Sesame Street. It was posted on the show's YouTube page—and then women began posting the video on their Facebook pages.

African-American bloggers wrote that it brought them to tears because of the message it sends to young black girls.

Mazzarino says he began to get worried, but he thought it was only a problem that white parents of African-American children have. Then he realized the problem was much larger.

In writing the song, he wanted to say in song what he says to his daughter: "Your hair is great. You can put it in ponytails. You can put it in cornrows. I wish I had hair like you."

What a beautiful and inspiring message for little girls everywhere.

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I love this!! I've been singing it all day!! Haha! I wish I would have had this when I was younger.
What a lovely story, nat2rual2! Thanks for sharing.
I love this. I let my niece (7) watch it tonight because she doesn't like her hair. She doesn't see the beauty in natural hair. I've been natural for over 2 years and during this time she has had her fair share of ugly things to say about my hair. It was good to see her smiling while watching the video.
This made me smile.
This song warmed my soul and though i wish i had this song before i relaxed in my younger years, i am glad that an inspiration like this was finally made.
Love this!

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