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Gedney drops use of 'midget' in pickles line as RI mom complains

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CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — A Cranston mother of a daughter with dwarfism has persuaded a Minnesota food company to drop the word "midget" from a line of pickles.

The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/qYXi8C ) that Chelley Martinka, who says she has craved pickles, said she was incensed when she saw jars of what Cains brand calls kosher dill midgets at a supermarket.

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