Adoptive family: Gerald A. and Ethel Caras Diettert family
My story: Pal was the parrot who lived in Sam and Grace Caras’ Garden City Floral Co. Now he rides behind the saddle on Pal’s Pal. A card hand on Pal’s Pal’s chest represents Grace’s love of playing bridge. Pal’s Pal is decked in roses and ribbons to depict the floral business. Ethel Caras Diettert is Sam and Grace’s daughter. Their grandchildren helped adopt Pal’s Pal. With two feet on the ground and no mechanism to carry her up and down, Pal’s Pal is the Carousel’s only prancer.