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Tot Wheels: Toddler buys car on eBay


PORTLAND (WKOW) -- It's one of those smart-phone-gone-wrong stories; 14-month old Sorella Stoute is a pretty tech-savvy toddler as well as the proud owner of her very own fixer-upper.

In June, Sorella's dad Paul received notice from eBay congratulating him on his purchase of a gently used 1962 Austin Healey Sprite for just over $200. Paul didn't remember entering the auction, but realized that Sorella loves playing on his phone.

"She decided to open the eBay app and started clicking around," Paul said. "One thing led to another and we own a car."

The Stoutes decided to keep it, and Paul said he'd like to restore it someday. Maybe in time for Sorella's 16th birthday.

"I'm just glad she didn't buy the $38,000 Porsche I was looking at!" Paul said.

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