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Fla. woman writes 'just divorced' on minivan

12:46 PM, Dec 15, 2013   |    comments
Hickory Ridge resident Lois Lewis stands with her Toyota Sienna mini-van inscribed with her now notable "Just Divorced" announcement etched on the back window. Lewis worked for Weight Watchers for about 40 years, five in Sebring, and is well-known in her neighborhood for work with the company. PAUL CATALA/STAFF
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SEBRING, Fla. (AP) -- Lois Lewis is happily divorced and she wants the world to know.

The 74-year-old southwest Florida woman recently scrawled 'Just Divorced' across the back of her minivan - a riff on the newlywed tradition.

Highlands Today reports Lewis and her van have since become a roving novelty on Highlands County roadways, met with honks, thumbs-ups and requests for photos.

Lewis says the message is not an invitation to mingle. She's staying single and 'just wanted to let people know it's over'.

She divorced earlier this year after a year and a half of an unhappy marriage.

Lewis credits a Walgreens sales associate with giving her the idea.

Associated Press

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