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Norm Abram is Retiring

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Norm Abram's retirement from This Old House was announced yesterday.

PBS will air a tribute show to him titled The House that Norm Built. While Norm is 72 and has not appeared on camera for a while, it is sad to see him described as "hanging up his tool belt." I hope he continues woodworking in his retirement, as 72 years old is certainly not too old to do most things with wood. I hope he isn't ill, and I wonder if there's a deeper story to this.

I'm hoping to see him on a YouTube channel, but he doesn't seem to have much of an online presence.

Here's to the legend himself!
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I know his one-time co-star, Bob Vila, never gets mentioned…ever. Is there bad blood between him and the PBS family?
I just remembered something about Bob Vila….As far as I know, he violated his contract with PBS for accepting payments from Sears for promoting Craftsman products. PBS found it unethical for its staff to accept compensation from private businesses.
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