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St. Louis 'Oz' Munchkin among those honored in Hollywood

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'Oz' Munchkin Mickey Carroll, 88, lives in suburban St. Louis.

By National Public Radio

Hollywood, Ca. – The munchkins from The Wizard of Oz are getting a star on the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame.

Ted Bulthaup, a theater owner in Woodridge, Ill., who led a campaign for the star, and 88-year-old Mickey Carroll of St. Louis, one of the munchkins, talk with Melissa Block.

Bulthaup says he thought the munchkins had a "slam dunk" case for a Hollywood star, but it took longer than he thought to make it happen.

Click here to link to the interview at npr.org.

KWMU's Tom Weber recently produced a profile of Carroll. To hear that story, click here.

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