People: Apr. 23, 1984

She was riding a downtown subway in Manhattan at 3 a.m. on Christmas night when a photographer asked her to pose for a picture. Thus began the modeling career of Lisa Sliwa, national director of the Guardian Angels civilian vigilante group and wife of Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa, 30. Newly signed by the Zoli agency, the Chicago-bred, 5-ft. 9-in., 125-Ib. brunette, who says she is 25, still plans to spend her nights riding the city's trains with her husband and thinks her new occupation can help the old. "Most women believe modeling is more feminine than patrolling the subways, so I'll...

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