Lupita Nyong'o Heads To Sesame Street To Share An Important Message

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Oscar winner and former Marie Claire cover girl Lupita Nyong'o has a new co-star—one you're undoubtedly familiar with: Elmo. The seriously stunning actress made a guest appearance on Sesame Street this week, and the two tackled a serious subject—race—in a wonderful way. Nyong'o is explaining the concept of skin to a furry Elmo, who notes that "Miss Lupita's skin is a beautiful brown color." In response, Nyong'o says "That's the thing I love most about skin, Elmo. Skin comes in lots of beautiful shades and colors."

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Nyong'o and Elmo's message is simple enough to be digested by even the youngest of audiences, but it rings true for people of all ages: To love the skin you're in, no matter the hue. Watch the full clip below.

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