Monday, September 26, 2011

Mr. Peppermint

If you grew up in the Dallas area, you probably remember the long running WFAA show, "Mr. Peppermint." Jerry Haynes, who portrayed Mr. Peppermint, has died at the age of 84.
Jerry Haynes, 'Mr. Peppermint,' dies at


DALLAS — Few broadcasters had a bigger impact on North Texas than Jerry Haynes, who has died at age 84

He died Monday morning from complications due to Parkinson's Disease.

For an astounding 35 years, his iconic "Mr. Peppermint" character enthralled children and their parents. He led the longest running locally-produced show in WFAA's history, with more than 6,000 episodes.


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