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Name: Richard Mamyek
Vehicle: 1967 Buick Wildcat
How long you've had it: 12 years
Why this car: Mamyek said he purchased his Wildcat because when his wife graduated from high school, her father purchased her a Wildcat. She eventually sold it, but when Mamyek and his wife saw one for sale, they felt they had to scoop it up.
What do you love about the Dream Cruise: Mamyek, who was sitting with his entire family on the side of Woodward Avenue near the , said he loves the camaraderie of the Cruise.
"It's just a big safe party," he said, noting that he arrived around 5 a.m. Saturday and won't be heading home until 10 p.m. or so.