Many of us grew up watching Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. Everyone wanted to be his neighbor when he came onscreen. Fred Rogers was without a doubt one of the most amazing human beings showbiz has ever witnessed. Even though he is no longer with us, his still inspires countless people all over the world.
Jeff Erlanger appeared on Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood in 1981 at the age of 10. Jeff was a quadriplegic from a very young age following surgery for a spinal tumor, but the way he shared his story made a huge impact on every single person watching him. According to sources close to him, this moment shared with Jeff stood out to even Mr. Rogers himself.