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Poultry Magnate Frank Perdue Dies

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Poultry Magnate Frank Perdue Dies

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Poultry Magnate Frank Perdue Dies

Poultry Magnate Frank Perdue Dies

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Frank Perdue, who transformed his backyard egg business into one of the nation's largest food companies, died Thursday at the age of 84. Michele Norris talks with Dr. Nick Zimmerman, associate professor of agriculture at the University of Maryland, about Perdue's legacy.