Rochester Girl Spends Allowance On Statue For Vandalized Museum Garden
Nicole Bernstein, 9, purchased this pig statue — which she named "Wilbur," — after learning about some vandalism at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm last week. She is pictured with Patrick McKay, museum director. Credit Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
It was Thanksgiving morning when 9-year-old Nicole Bernstein, out for a walk with her family, learned about the random crime that would spur her to action.
The Bernsteins live near the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm; the night before Thanksgiving, vandals smashed several concrete animal statues and other pottery in the Children's Garden at the museum. Some light fixtures and a park bench were also destroyed.
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Filed by Eleanor Goldberg