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Andy Griffith Show Part Two of a Four Part Series
Ronda Rich
Andy Griffith was born in Mt. Airy, N.C., a town near the Virginia line. For much of his life, he denied that Mayberry was based on the place where he grew up. However, near the end of his years, he relented in his denial.