October 2007

The Highway “66" Promotion

Original Fiction by R. Jerome Stephens

The Great American Race, you say? Hah! That’s a laugh! ! Why it’s nothin’ but a time versus distance event, what the English call a rally. Why, in my day, we actually raced on a public highway – in 1940 – and on ol’ Highway 66, no less. And if you don’t believe that, you can look it up.

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