Elmo is alive and well on Thanksgiving -- singing his heart out during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade today in NYC ... and the song may or may not be a musical response to the child abuse scandal.
Elmo -- along with the rest of the "Sesame Street" cast -- sang "What I Am," a song with lyrics that take on new meaning in the wake of the scandal involving Kevin Clash, Elmo's former voice actor who's been accused of sexually abusing 2 underage boys.
Among the lyrics -- "I'm gonna keep my head up high / keep on reaching high / Never gonna quit / Just keep getting stronger."
And if that weren't appropriate enough, Elmo chimes in with his solo -- "Nothing's gonna bring us down."
Check out the clip.
SINGS at Thanksgiving Parade
'Nothing's Gonna Bring Us Down'
11/22/2012 7:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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