Nightly News   |  August 08, 2013

Margaret Pellegrini, Wizard of Oz munchkin, dies at 89

One of the Munchkins from the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz” has died at the age of 89. Just two of the original 124 Munchkins are still alive. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> margaret pellegrini has died. she was one of the original munch k munchkins who appeared in the " wizard of oz ." she wore a flower pot on her head. she often spoke at schools reminding kids there are two roads you can take, the wrong road and the right road. margaret pellegrini was 89. only 2 of the 124 original munchkins are still alive.