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"Mirage" was the theme of the 1987 Odd Fellows & Rebekahs Float in the 98th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade, with the main theme of "A World of Wonders". This 33rd year of participation by the Odd Fellows & Rebekahs is a tribute to us all.

The theme depicts a colorful scene in the middle of the desert, which includes an ancient tent with Tony Smith, Grand Ruler of Calif., attired as the Old Patriarch seated in the tent opening. Elaborate decorated rugs are hung around the tent giving lots of color to the float. At a rustic well stands Debbie Hite, President of Calif. Theta Rho Assembly, depicting "Rebekah", ready to offer water to travelers. Paula Story, President of New York Theta Rho Assembly, in her gorgeous attire, depicted as a maiden princess, as she stands next to the tent. James Richman, Past Grand Ruler from Texas, is seated on opposite side of tent attired as a Patriarch of Old.

Darrell Kidwell.