Thursday May 02, 2013 | 11:27 AM

Michael J. Fox was in Maine yesterday. I'm sure no one in the Portland area knew that (not). Fox was in town for the Al Glickman's funeral service where he spoke about his friendship with Glickman (watch video).

And while Fox was in town, he made a stop at Tony's Donuts, which of course, is more big news for  Portland residents.

According to Michelle Goddard, the granddaughter of original owner Tony Fournier and regular behind the counter at the shop, the person who was driving Fox and some associates around Portland suggested the stop.

"He came in with a few other people and ordered coffee and doughnuts," Goddard said.

Apparently he sat out front with the other customers. And when the inevitable happened – because really, how could people not approach him for an autograph and/or a photo – Goddard said he was very gracious.

"He was really friendly and asked people to just let him finish his coffee and then he'd pose for photos," she said.

And that's just what he did.

Goddard with Fox.



Goddard wasn't sure what flavor doughnut Fox actually ate, but it seemed by the photos posted on Tony's Donut Shop's Facebook page, no one was thinking so much about doughnut flavors when Fox was in the house.

 

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Meredith Goad has harvested oysters on the Chesapeake Bay, eaten reindeer in Finland and sipped hot chai in the Himalayas. She writes the weekly Soup to Nuts column and enjoys a good cocktail.

Meredith can be contacted at 791-6332 or mgoad@pressherald.com
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