Yari Montes, a young woman from North Little Rock, made her annual trip to Riverfront Park last Wednesday so she could have her photograph made next to her favorite sculpture. Her own pretty face framed by
Montes said the sculpture is both beautiful and a bit sad. “It’s like she was going through a hard time,” Montes said.
It was the sixth year Montes has had her photograph made with “Forever a Rose,” and a reporter just happened to be passing by. “Today was the day!” she laughed. Then she and her brother and three sisters continued their walk in the park.
It was exactly what Dean Kumpuris envisioned when he got the idea that downtown Little Rock’s
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