Christa Banister is a full-time freelancer writer, specializing in music, movies and book-related reviews and interviews and is the author of two novels, Around the World in 80 Dates and Blessed Are the Meddlers. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Mr. Rogers had friends come by who struggled with difficult issues like divorce, physical disability, and even race. He didn’t create an alternate universe by which he could escape reality. He lived in a house and told kids when make believe was happening. He used fairy stories to smuggle truth.