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date: 12 July 2020

Linkletter, Artlocked

(17 July 1912–26 May 2010)
  • Dennis Wepman

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Linkletter, Art (17 July 1912–26 May 2010), radio talk-show host, television personality, and author, was born Arthur Gordon (or Gordon Arthur; sources differ) Kelly in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, and left by his unwed parents on the doorsteps of a local church when he was a few weeks old. He was adopted by Fulton John Linkletter, a one-legged cobbler and itinerant evangelical preacher, and his wife Mary Metzler. In ...

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