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My First Car: 1932 Chevrolet, Robert G. Floyd, 75, Dunedin

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'32 Chevrolet

This car has been a part of our family since 1955. It was purchased by my father from the estate of the original owner that bought it new. I drove it through much of my high school days and it made it into a couple of photo shoots in our 1957 yearbook. At many of our class reunions, people talk about events where we used the car. There are a lot of good memories of my high school days with this car. It has been fully restored with the help of our son, and now resides in a climate-controlled facility. The car will be passed down to our son to remain in the family.

My First Car: 1932 Chevrolet, Robert G. Floyd, 75, Dunedin 08/12/14 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 6:58pm]
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