This article, Being Elmo, was written by son, Terrence Russell who is a freelance journalist. This one appeared at Fast Company and is about the man behind Elmo, Kevin Clash and a documentary about him called "Being Elmo"
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey: The inspiring and joyous story of Kevin Clash, the creator of Elmo, who realized his boyhood dream to become a world class puppeteer with the Muppet Show starring Kevin Clash and Whoopi Goldberg. Thanks to @Elizabeth Silbermann : ) For everyone! #Being_Elmo #Movies #Kevin_Clash #Whoopi_Goldberg http://beingelmo.com/
Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Kevin ultimately found a home on Sesame Street. (Documentary)