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The kids who grew up racing tiny ’59 Cadillacs in their living rooms

By Keith Pereña

It all started when my parents gave me a Corvette for my birthday.

The metal surface of the car smelled just as a new car should — unadulterated by the smell of the roads it has not been driven on yet. The five-spoke wheels shimmered in their chrome glory; and when you fire up the engine? Oh boy, it goes… it really goes.

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