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‘Congratulations Mr. Ratburn!’ ‘Arthur’ kicks off season with teacher’s gay wedding

The long-running children’s cartoon series “Arthur” kicked off its 22nd season with a revelation about recurring character Mr. Ratburn.

After announcing he is gay, the title character’s teacher invited students to his wedding to another man.

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It’s a brand new world!” said one of the attendees.

In addition to congratulations from other characters, the fictional wedding even attracted praise in the real world.

“Congratulations Mr. Ratburn!” tweeted LGBT-rights group GLAAD.

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