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Founder of Popeyes fried chicken dies at 64

Founder of Popeyes fried chicken dies at 64

Via AP: “Al Copeland, who became rich selling spicy fried chicken and notorious for his flamboyant lifestyle, died Sunday at a clinic near Munich, Germany. He was 64.

“The founder of the Popeyes Famous Fried Chicken chain had been diagnosed shortly before Thanksgiving with a malignant salivary gland tumor. His death was announced by his spokeswoman, Kit Wohl.”

***MOMENT OF SILENCE***

P.S. On top of your chicken and fries, be sure to order the biscuits and strawberry jelly the next time you go to Popeye’s!

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