Working out the bugs
The Octane Lounge October 8, 2018


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The subject is a red 1967 VW Beetle known as Annie that was purchased new by Kathleen Brooks in December 1966 in Riverside, Calif.  Since acquiring Annie, Brooks logged more than 350,000 miles in a vehicle she described as always being there for her.  Brooks, now 73, has survived breast cancer three times and works with breast-cancer patients and survivors to provide comfort and care during treatment and recovery.

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