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Cover Story: Bert and Ernie’s “Moment of Joy”
By Françoise Mouly and Mina Kaneko
June 27, 2013
“It’s amazing to witness how attitudes on gay rights have evolved in my lifetime,” said Jack Hunter, the artist behind next week’s cover, “Moment of Joy.” Hunter, who originally submitted his image, unsolicited, to a Tumblr, continued, “This is great for our kids, a moment we can all celebrate.”
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Françoise Mouly has been the art editor at The New Yorker since 1993.
Mina Kaneko is a member of The New Yorker’s editorial staff.
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