Ford engineer helps Michigan girl be Cruella de Vil for Halloween The six-year-old girl has myotonic dystrophy and can't walk. The Detroit Free Press reports a family friend, an engineer at Ford, built her a tiny car modeled on De Ville's distinctive Panther.

Ford engineer helps Michigan girl be Cruella de Vil for Halloween

Ford engineer helps Michigan girl be Cruella de Vil for Halloween

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The six-year-old girl has myotonic dystrophy and can't walk. The Detroit Free Press reports a family friend, an engineer at Ford, built her a tiny car modeled on De Ville's distinctive Panther.

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Six-year-old Leighton from Michigan wanted to be Cruella de Vil for Halloween. The costume wasn't a problem, but as the Detroit Free Press reports, Leighton has myotonic dystrophy and can't walk. So in stepped a family friend, who is also an engineer with Ford. He built her a tiny car modeled on de Vil's distinctive Panther. For Halloweens past, he's made her Cinderella's carriage and Amelia Earhart's plane.

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