Ken Becker grew up in the family auto repair and body shop business in Detroit. Following military service, in the mid-195 she landed a contract repairing Triumphs damaged in shipping. In the process, Ea tern Sports Cars became a foreign car repair center. One car that came in for bodywork in 1957 was a 1948 Fiat 500 Topolino (“little mouse” in Italian). When the owner left town, he slipped the title under the door.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2011/03/08/family-pet