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When Gerry Thomas, the Paradise Valley retiree often credited with inventing the TV Dinner, died, it was widely reported as the passing of the man behind a piece of 20th century Americana.

Since then, though, questions have been raised about whether the 83-year-old former Swanson salesman and marketing executive - and member of the Frozen Food Industry Hall of Fame - got too much credit.

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