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Report: Arthur 'Mr. Okra' Robinson dead at 75

Arthur Robinson, aka Mr. Okra, was beloved as "The last of the New Orleans street vendors." Source: Jeffrey Dupuis, NOLA.com Arthur Robinson, aka Mr. Okra, was beloved as "The last of the New Orleans street vendors." Source: Jeffrey Dupuis, NOLA.com
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

Arthur 'Mr. Okra' Robinson, the last of the New Orleans street vendors, has died at the age of 75, according to his step-son who spoke with our partners NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. 

Robinson was a beloved figure in New Orleans, where he was known for driving his brightly painted Ford F-150 loaded with fruits and vegetables through Uptown, Bywater, Bayou St. John and French Quarter streets six days a week, according to the report. 

Robinson was also the center of a 12-minute film and a children's book. 

For more information on the history of Mr. Okra, click here. 

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