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Lou Groen (above) came up with the sandwich idea (below) in the 1960s because he and his customers did not eat hamburgers on Fridays in Cincinnati. His legacy continues with his son and grandchildren (shown below, left to right): Grant Groen, Paul Groen, son of Lou and father of Grant and Erica, and Erica (Groen) Shadoin.
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McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish and Cardinal Newman (3/16/2019)
By Register Staff – Posted 3/16/19 at 7:00 PM
Pope Francis approved a miracle last month that will make Blessed John Henry Newman a saint. This week on Register Radio, we talk the Register’s UK correspondent, Kevin Turley. Plus, more than 50 years after its invention, the Filet-O-Fish sandwich remains a staple for Catholics during Lent. Patti Armstrong tells us the history of McDonald’s sandwich.