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Meet Little Amal: A Puppet Celebrating New York City's Roots

Commuters and tourists gather around a large puppet named Little Amal as she walks around Grand Central Station in New York, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. New York City's latest celebrity visitor is stopping traffic even in this jaded, larger-than-life town. Little Amal, a 12-foot puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, is on a 17-day blitz through every corner of the Big Apple as part of a theater project hoping to raise awareness about immigration. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Commuters and tourists gather around a large puppet named Little Amal as she walks around Grand Central Station in New York, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. New York City's latest celebrity visitor is stopping traffic even in this jaded, larger-than-life town. Little Amal, a 12-foot puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, is on a 17-day blitz through every corner of the Big Apple as part of a theater project hoping to raise awareness about immigration. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

New York (AP) -- New York City's latest celebrity visitor is stopping traffic even in this jaded, larger-than-life town.

Little Amal, a 12-foot puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, is on a 17-day blitz through every corner of the Big Apple as part of a theater project hoping to raise awareness about immigration.