News from the Upper Valley
Tunbridge -- Fred Tuttle, a long-time dairy farmer who gave up the trade because of rickety knees and reinvented himself as the unlikely star of the film Man With a Plan and later as an even more unlikely U.S. Senate candidate, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 84.

The New York Times has a more in depth article.

This is so sad. Fred has been a Vermont champion for so long now. Here are some stories about the Man with a Plan's run for political office...

At Salon, BBC and Washington Post.

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