Terri Waddell attended South Cobb High School, class of 1985. After purchasing a 1969 Camaro, she painted it pink to match a feather she had. So thus, the Pink Lady was born. Back then, more people knew Terri as ‘Pinky’ and the car as ‘Spoiled Brat’. Terri had a lot of issues with the car, as you would expect. In 1987, I was born, and my mother, Terri, no longer had time to deal with a car she couldn’t keep running. It was parked. In 1992, there was a string of murders around six flags. I was standing only feet away from my mother when the man came in, shot, and robed her as she was working at the Circle K. She died instantly, and by the grace of God, I was over looked. The Pink car was all but forgotten. In 2006, I started trying to figure out a way to fix the car, that was now just sitting in the yard rusting away. In 2008, the ‘Pink Lady’ was reborn, and repainted my mothers color. Far from finished, but very much on the way, the pink Camaro is my memorial to my mother. After talking to friends of hers and my own family, my goal it to make the car what my mother had wished she could have done.

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Comment by tarina and dennis morton on August 31, 2010 at 11:21am
Wow! What a story. Love the pink :)
Comment by larry shaw on March 11, 2010 at 11:58am
What a heart warming story Christina! Welcome to the group ! I look foreward to seeing you and your great Camaro at some of the shows.
Comment by Michael Thies on March 11, 2010 at 3:55am
We need to get The Lady to a TW group meeting or connect with her at a car show. Perhaps Christina will join the TWs? She would fit in great!
Comment by Dan Black on March 10, 2010 at 7:56pm
What a great tribute! The '69 Camaro is my favorite car. I've had a couple of them and regret selling any of them. Can't wait to see it!!!
Comment by Michael Thies on March 7, 2010 at 7:24pm
What a remarkable story! I regret I missed you at Autozone. If you were there, I was so busy I must have not found you to talk to. Let's please plan to get to the same show so I can do a short video of the Pink Lady. Do you have any more stories about your mother, the car or both that you care to share? Mike Thies
Comment by Miguel Caparros on March 7, 2010 at 10:41am
Thank you Terry, I am very happy you could honor your mother this way. Please share more of your car and your life with us.


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