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Eugene Gordon “Porky” Lee is pictured with Billy “Buckwheat” Thomas in one of the “Our Gang” episodes. Submitted photos

Remembering Porky: ‘Little Rascals’ actor’s son now lives in Hastings


Many people knew Eugene Gordon Lee as “Porky,” the young, chubby little brother of “Spanky” on the classic television show “Little Rascals.” But to one Hastings resident, he was better known as a father.

Doug Lee is a resident at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Hastings and is Gordon Lee’s son.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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