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A collection of stories and happenings that were called to mind by memorabilla found in an old trunk left unopened for over fifty years. They tell the story of a family in photographs, receipts for crops, tax bills and the original deed to the family farm.
"Some cars have characater. Leapin' Lena,a model-A Ford, had so much character we thought of her in human terms. She could be a moody woman, a stubborn child or a creaky old lady. At times she was a "ball of fire" and at others a "shrinking violet." She ran hot and cold and sometimes not at all. But she was all my uncle had; she was pampered and talked to and encouraged to do her best. For the most part she did."