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He only had one leg. Some tragic story there I feel..

(See updates below, and in the rest of the set for news of his hearwarming reconstruction and return to life...)

Phill Price, _ruby tuesday_, and 29 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Stewart Leiwakabessy 118 months ago | reply

    'A large bird-like creature has been spotted minutes after Elmo was found on the street. According to some witnessess, the bird was yellow, and very feathery. SesameStreet does not wish to comment on anything'

  2. wendie7 118 months ago | reply

    Just think - a few years ago, people would have been fighting each other in the street to get to him.

  3. Storeyland 118 months ago | reply

    Poor Elmo, his blue haired sister will be crushed, no pun intended.

  4. estherase 118 months ago | reply

    Update: he was still there this morning, but had managed to drag himself across the road. Realising he wasn't actually dead, I have rescued him and brought him with me to work at the hospital.

    Updates on his condition and progress soon..

  5. estherase 118 months ago | reply

    Update 2: he is now all red and fluffy and clean, and I've stuck his eyes back together...

    Next will be the attempt to regain his full vision using black Pentel to colour in the chewed bits of eyeball..

    Who needs Holby City?

    (Still to find a suitable donor leg though...)

  6. Orbital Joe 118 months ago | reply

    It is certainly heart warming to know that there are still some true Good Samaritans out there willing to take in, and heal the untickled, uninsured and downtrodden muppets among us.
    The fact still remains that thousands of orphaned Elmos are euthanized every day in this country...
    So please remember folks...
    ALWAYS spay or newter your Elmo
    (no matter how much they whine about it)

  7. wester 118 months ago | reply

    but maybe he will feel at home in color on grey.

  8. karenkh 117 months ago | reply

    oh my, I never laugh, but laugh I did @estherase...

  9. Clara T S H 117 months ago | reply

    aww...so cute!

  10. neonlike 117 months ago | reply

    see first comment....

    the song, from sesame st., of course, really goes:

    "da-da, da-da
    da-da, da-da
    elmo's song"

    just ask any pbs-watching toddler here in the states!

  11. synecdoche 113 months ago | reply

    Maybe it was in the aftermath of this that you found him...

  12. meg82skylark 110 months ago | reply

    Ohhh! I'm glad you rescued him! Love the picture of him on the clothesline all cleaned up!

  13. Lillakanarie 105 months ago | reply

    Oh,no!!Poor Elmo....T_T

  14. Drozner 87 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Forgotten Toys, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

  15. arvind k 76 months ago | reply

    I used this pic in No rules Photodomino. Hope it is ok.

  16. Club penguin kid 64 months ago | reply

    he has cracked eyes poor little chap not much fun being dumped let a lone have cracked eyes

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