Culture

Meet Maria Stinger, the Marilyn Monroe of Miami

Maria Stinger was a bombshell in her day. Throughout the 1950s and '60s, Stinger was a popular pin-up model, working with the likes of famed pinup and photographer Bunny Yeager. She was renowned for her resemblance to the iconic Marilyn Monroe.

Then, at 34 years old, Stinger took her own life.

But her story doesn't end there. A half-century later, her suicide would inspire her granddaughter's first documentary.

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Ashli Molina