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Canadian Town Is Nuts For Taters

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Canadian Town Is Nuts For Taters

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Canadian Town Is Nuts For Taters

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Florenceville-Bristol produces about a third of the world's frozen french fries. So, of course, this tater town celebrated National French Fry Day over the weekend. A huge portrait of the town's covered bridge was unveiled. It was made from 5,700 fries.

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. The Canadian town of Florenceville-Bristol produces about a third of the world's frozen french fries. So, of course, this tater town celebrated National French Fry Day over the weekend and unveiled a huge portrait of the town's covered bridge made from 5,700 fries. They also submitted it for a Guinness world record which doesn't yet have a category for French fry art. Guess Guinness better catch up. It's MORNING EDITION.

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