Erin Rode

reporter at the Desert Sun in Palm Springs

Erin Rode on KCRW

A nearly 30-foot statue of Marilyn Monroe is headed back to Palm Springs.

Forever Marilyn’ statue is returning to Palm Springs, but some locals aren’t welcoming it

A nearly 30-foot statue of Marilyn Monroe is headed back to Palm Springs.

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