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Mr. Potato Head

LONDON — A giant Mr. Potato Head statue given by a U.S. town to its twin town in central England had to be removed because local residents said they didn’t like it.

Pawtucket, Rhode Island, where the “Mr. Potato Head” character featured in the “Toy Story” movies was invented, sent the seven-foot-tall plastic effigy to the town of Belper where it was put up outside the local McDonald’s.

Note: I was born in Pawtucket, RI.

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  1. americans. you know, there could be a million different things we could have sent. what kind of statement are we sending about ourselves by giving stupidity like this?

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