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The Last Munchkin Has Passed Away

La Crosse, WI, United States / KICKS 106.3
The Last Munchkin Has Passed Away

It’s the end of an era. The last living Munchkin from the Wizard of Oz has passed away. Jerry Maren was 98, and in the film he played one of the three Lollipop Guild characters. The actor died at a San Diego nursing care facility last week. Fans of the film wiLl remember that Maren helped welcome Dorothy to Munchkinland by handing her a lollipop. He was only 18 at the time of filming.




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