OWNER: Marlene Vale (aka "The Flamingo Lady"), Mercer Island
OCCUPATION: Nursing assistant
CAR'S MAKE AND MODEL: 1989 Jeep Cherokee
"I LOVE MY CAR BECAUSE ... I can always find it in a parking lot; I get to wave at lots of people; Seniors love to ride in it; It makes people smile; The art car people I hang with in Seattle are really cool artists; It makes kids on the corner waiting for the school bus jump up and down, wave and cheer."
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