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  • My Love of the American Sports Car

    Thomas Tallman

    I am 63 and retired, but I purchased my first Corvette when I was twenty-two years old. It was a Maroon 1969 427/390hp four speed white convertible with both tops. That is when the love affair began.

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  • A Dream That Started in 1953

    Steve Barusso

    At the young age of sixteen, I was introduced to the 1953 Corvette at the Auto Rama show in Boston. The Corvette caught my eye as it was on the turn style going around for 360 degree viewing. I said to my friend, "That is what I want some day." I could not keep my eye of it for the rest of that show.

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  • WOW! What A Car!

    Ted Brooke

    In 1959, I was 16 years old and a sophomore at Tucker High School which, in that time, was a small, sleepy town near Atlanta. The school had some kind of parade event and one of my classmates prevailed on an older relative to participate with his sporty car. It was the first Corvette I’d ever seen, a white 1958 with silver coves and I vividly recall thinking “Wow, what a car!” So the love affair began.

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  • Lucky Number 7

    Jason LeGrow

    Lucky number 7 was originally purchased at Corvette Mike's in Plymouth, Mass. by my mother. During routine maintenance, the shop called my mother to inquire about the extremely low VIN. She wasn't aware of what she had.

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  • My 40 Year Old Corvette Story

    John Wimett

    The first time I met Mike Yager was in 1976 at the Bicentennial Corvette Show and Shine in Missoula, Montana.

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  • Lincoln Heights

    Martin Sicairos

    I met my wife when I was 24 she was 18. She came from a strict family and we always had a chaperone on dates. That is, until I got a 1973 Corvette!

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  • My Daughter Waits Patiently

    Don Webb

    My love for Corvettes started when my father was a General Manager at a Chevrolet Dealership in Tennessee. I was 11 years old. We had two brand new 1960 Corvettes hidden in our basement garages before they were ready for the new car reveal. I was home alone and noticed the keys were in the cars.

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  • Family Car

    Sean White

    I own a 1979 Corvette with a unique original Light Blue color. My Dad bought it new at Woodard Chevrolet when I was 11 years old. I rode home from the dealer under the glass dome.

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