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Family Of 2 Girls In Viral Sesame Place Video Working On Resolution With Theme Park

LANGHORNE, Pa. (CBS) -- The family of the two girls involved in the viral Sesame Place video, which appears to show a costumed character snubbing the girls, say they're working with the theme park on a resolution. The attorney of the original family involved in the viral video says they are having meaningful dialogue with the theme park officials.

"We have had a dialogue, we've been maintaining a dialogue for over at least the last week or so. We believe that there was some advancement and we were optimistic about what could come from this," attorney B'Ivory Lamarr said.

Lamarr, the family's attorney, is in Tennessee, where he met with civil rights activist Jesse Jackson, one of many civil rights leaders of organizations who have joined forces with the family in this high-profile investigation.

The latest meeting comes after a $25 million class action suit was filed by a separate family on Wednesday.

"I always said and maintained that a lawsuit, you know, we always maintain all options on the table, however, that was not to any degree one of the first steps that we wanted to take," Lamarr said.

Lamarr made it very clear that his clients are not part of the class action lawsuit and want their specific case to stand on its own merit.

"We don't want them and the integrity of what we've tried to represent in this case compromised," Lamarr said. "My office has received hundreds of complaints and videos of different incidents and every single thing that happened is not racist."

In a statement Thursday morning, attorneys for the initial family involved say they have heard from other families but are screening each claim for legitimacy. The initial family currently isn't involved with the $25 million lawsuit.

The family also says that other groups like the NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus are also calling for a meeting with Sesame Place to work out a resolution.

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