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  • 'Thelma Lou' transforms from 'Mayberry' local to legend story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-31-15 9:52 am

    MOUNT AIRY, North Carolina - When actress Betty Lynn first moved to Andy Griffith's quaint hometown and inspiration for the eponymous show, she couldn't go to the grocery store without meeting enthusiastic fans, calling out to "Thelma Lou."