Fundraiser aims to give Chubby from ‘Our Gang’ a headstone

Baltimore child star Norman Chaney has lain in unmarked grave for decades

By Jill Rosen (The Baltimore Sun, 5/10/2012)

Only people who know where to look would be able to pay respects to Norman Chaney, who is buried in an unmarked grave in Baltimore. But if fans of the chubby “Our Gang” star have their way, he’ll soon have the headstone he’s done so long without.

…Yet after only two seasons with “Our Gang,” Chaney left the show and returned to Baltimore, where he went to school, eventually became sickly and died just as most young people’s careers are taking off.

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One Response to Fundraiser aims to give Chubby from ‘Our Gang’ a headstone

  1. Mikal says:

    Thanks for re-posting this article, guys! Great find on the newspaper clipping.


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