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NPR's Russell Lewis has more.
RUSSELL LEWIS: Unidentified Woman: How would you like it? Spicy or mild? White or dark?
LEWIS: Under Al Copeland's leadership, Popeyes opened more than 700 restaurants worldwide. At a Popeyes in New Orleans, restaurant GM Herschel Epps says Copeland was true to his roots.
HERSCHEL EPPS: In the same way that he was today, he was yesterday. He was always consistent, a caring person. And his loss will be felt heavy around here, because he's a great guy.
LEWIS: Russell Lewis, NPR News, New Orleans.