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Brooklyn's Edible Celebrity

by Rebecca Lewis
Mr. Potato Head

Sam Howzit, Flickr

When Brooklynite George Lerner came up with the idea for Mr. Potato Head, he took playing with your food to a whole new level. His idea was to have kids put plastic eyes, feet and other body parts on real fruits and vegetables. Making dolls out of vegetables was something he did as a child.

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