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Paula Deen museum will still be built despite controversy

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The folks behind a proposed Albany museum in Deen's honor don't expect the controversy to slow down their plans. BJ Fletcher is leading that effort. She told a WALB reporter by phone Friday night she has seen Deen help people of various races. She says museum organizers focus on the good Deen has done for the community.  

"These are people that sincerely love Albany Ga. They love the entrepreneurial spirit and they like what Ms. Paula Deen represents," said BJ Fletcher, Museum organizer.  

Fletcher says they're moving ahead with plans for the museum which they hope will open by the end of the year.