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Local business owner starts fundraiser to help with Mr. Okra’s burial

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) -

Craig J. Nero, the owner of Who Dat Coffee Café, has set up a fundraising page on the behalf of the family of Mr. Okra.

Authur Robinson, who was affectionately known as Mr. Okra, passed away Thursday, February 15 at the age of 75.

According to our partners at Nola.com|The Times-Picayune, Nero hopes that he can raise enough money for Robertson to have a proper send-off and so the Robinson family can continue the business.

If you would like to donate to help the Robinson family with the burial of Mr. Okra, click here.    

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