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The Driving Competition
The year was 1955. I was 18 and a sophomore at Poteau Junior College. At age 60, Dad, known to us as "Mada," retired from the creosote plant in Panama and received a $1,000 lump sum. He wanted to purchase one large item that the family could enjoy, so he asked for suggestions.
By Georgiana Blackburn

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