Sesame Street Sonia Manzano Retires after 44 years!

After showing us how to get to Sesame Street for 44 years, Sonia Manzano aka Maria is retiring! Since 1971 Sonia has been not only an Actor but a writer, winning 15 Emmys for her work on the beloved children’s show. Fans took to twitter to thank her for being a part of their childhood and to let her know she will be missed! Fans wanting to learn more about Manzano's life and experiences on Sesame Street can look forward to her soon-to-be-released memoir, Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx. Congratulations Sonia and thank you for the decades of learning!