01/10/2013 03:30 pm ET

Gretel The Peacock Adopts Berkley Family

A suburban fairy tale – featuring a peacock, a trail of bread crumbs and a little girl's dream come true – recently has unfolded on a quiet street in Berkley.

The Mlutkowski family and their neighbors on Columbia were surprised to discover a peacock strutting along their street on Dec. 24, 2012 – Christmas Eve. Jenny Mlutkowski explains what happened next:

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