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Betty Willis' motel angel—and Downtown's unofficial patron saint—is getting some long-overdue care.

The Blue Angel is coming down to Earth

March 28th, 2017

Betty Willis' motel angel—and Downtown's unofficial patron saint—is getting some long-overdue care.

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