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“Milwaukee is like my second home:” Fans meet ‘The Fonz’ at rare autograph signing

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SOUTH MILWAUKEE — A chance to meet “The Fonz.” Folks in South Milwaukee had the opportunity to meet actor Henry Winkler on Saturday, December 12th.

The Fonz was in town for a rare public autograph appearance at the MEARS Autograph Expo.

“Milwaukee is like my second home. They treat me with such warmth here. What an honor to have a statue in a city in America because I was having fun on television. And then to come back with my children’s books is amazing,” said Winkler.

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Many people know Henry Winkler as “The Fonz” from Happy Days — the show first aired in 1974.

Winkler was available to sign autographs, pose for pictures and speak with fans.

Saturday’s event was also an opportunity for people to pick up Winkler’s line of children’s books.

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