The pig that played Wilbur in the Charlotte's Web movie was about to be sent to market, but he got a stay of execution when the farmer who owns him started receiving telephone calls from all over begging him to save Wilbur. The farmer apparently had never read the book, and it never occurred to him that there would be a problem with making bacon from the little piggie. That's what farmers do, after all. But now that he's wiser, he has decreed that Wilbur will live out his natural life in a specially built pen.
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