Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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My Favorite Car: '97 Mazda Miata, Don Kern, 65, Spring Hill

It may be hard to believe, but before I got "Little Red," a 1997 red convertible with a tan top, I drove a Cadillac. My wife knew that I always wanted a Mazda Miata. It is the perfect car for my stature and I enjoy driving a manual transmission. While at work, she found just what I wanted. This was 12 years ago, and at the time, "Little Red" was already 8 years old but had only 20,000 miles on it. Since that time, of course, various repairs and restorations were needed. But I was glad to do it, as I plan on keeping the car forever. Now the car is 20 years old. Needless to say, this was the greatest Father's Day present I ever got, thanks to my wonderful wife who purchased it for me with her small inheritance.

'97 Mazda Miata

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