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Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, the pink flamingo lawn ornament has brought joy to millions ever since the first flock arrived in the 1950s

Imagine waking up to find your front lawn, like the scene above, covered with a welcoming party of dozens of pink flamingos. In some neighborhoods it's a tradition that's been kept alive through the decades.

Don Featherstone, shown here in recent years, was the inventor of the original pink flamingo ornaments back in 1957.

Featherstone  acknowledged that his creation appealed strongly to working-class buyers, and was proud of it. In a 1997 interview, he spoke of earlier outdoor ornaments, bronze statuary. “But few people could afford such things. Keep in mind that, before plastics, only rich people could afford to have poor taste.”


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