The town of Mayberry, N.C., offered millions of television viewers a vision of America in its perfect state. And the person responsible for keeping it that way was Andy Griffith, who played the part of the wise Sheriff Taylor. Griffith, so often the picture of serenity, died peacefully at home on Tuesday.
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