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Gunning the engine up the steep slope, Terry Murphy, with one hand tugging the wheel, stares across the bench-seat to a 15 year-old-kid. “She’ll still do a hundred and twenty.” His deadpan look oozed confidence that bordered on arrogance.
Looking back, maybe keeping the car paid tribute to a man my dad jokingly referred to as “Merry Turphy.”
Then again, maybe it was just fate.