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Key West (off the coast of Vietnam came later)......But I did buy a 66 Vette later in 69....

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High school in Illinois.
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I was 3 months old. I don't remember much.
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Graduated H S in Ď66. A classmate got one of those as a graduation reward!
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Driving my NEW 66 thatís right now sitting in my garage.
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I was moving from my job at GM as a Production Foreman at Chevrolet-Willow Run to my new job as Senior Process Engineer - Passenger Cars, at the Chevrolet Pilot Line on Van Slyke Road in Flint (where the first 300 Corvettes were built). That weekend was the biggest blizzard in years - took me about three hours to get from the Holiday Inn to the plant (about three minutes in normal weather), and I was the only one there other than Plant Protection. Went back to the Holiday Inn for a couple of days and watched local TV of snowmobilers rescuing trapped travelers from their cars on the blocked I-75 freeway.
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I was 10 so I was probably watching Captain Kirk on the tube after school or riding my Lil Indian mini bike.
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Junior in high school. Had bought a '58 Corvette in April of that year. Had a bad motor and trans. Was a learning bed for about everything mechanical that needed work. Spent hours working at the local Kenwood DX station in Cedar Rapids, Ia. A good place to be when you have a bad drive line. Girl friend "Barney" and I had a lot of fun with that car. Sold it for $1,000 in May, '67. Picked up a '57 for $625 (damaged headlight area) in August, '67, just before leaving for college. Didn't tell my parents that I bought the car. That is another story.....

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Driving my NEW 66 thatís right now sitting in my garage.
That's great!

Thank you to all the Nam Vets.

I was in the 8th grade but paying attention to those Corvette adds for more than a few years already hoping to own one some day.
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Junior in high school. Had bought a '58 Corvette in April of that year. Had a bad motor and trans. Was a learning bed for about everything mechanical that needed work. Spent hours working at the local Kenwood DX station in Cedar Rapids, Ia. A good place to be when you have a bad drive line. Girl friend "Barney" and I had a lot of fun with that car. Sold it for $1,000 in May, '67. Picked up a '57 for $625 (damaged headlight area) in August, '67, just before leaving for college. Didn't tell my parents that I bought the car. That is another story.....
I grew up until 8th grade in Galena, Illinois and there is a Menomonie not fare from there but I don't recall if it was is in Wisc. or Ill.?
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I was kickin it in Torrance Ca. while the speed freaks were tearing up the asphalt in and around Lions DS. Just a stone's throw away, Kirk, Spock, Batman, Samantha and Derwin were all working hard to hit primetime.
Of course I missed all this because I just turned 1. I blame my parents for not getting together 10 years earlier so I could have witnessed all that good stuff first hand!
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Houston Texas, Junior in High school, driving Moms '62 Impala Convertible, 283 CI. Those were the days.
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I grew up until 8th grade in Galena, Illinois and there is a Menomonie not fare from there but I don't recall if it was is in Wisc. or Ill.?
Perhaps Menomonee Falls, Wi.---around the Milwaukee area. Menomonie, Wisconsin is 50 miles east of St. Paul, Mn and is on the western side of Wisconsin, right off of I-94. At least 300 miles from Galena, I would think.
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Perhaps Menomonee Falls, Wi.---around the Milwaukee area. Menomonie, Wisconsin is 50 miles east of St. Paul, Mn and is on the western side of Wisconsin, right off of I-94. At least 300 miles from Galena, I would think.
No neither of those. I just Googled it as Illinois and found it. Menominee is a village in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, United States. The population was 248 at the 2010 census, up from 237 in 2000.

Just a tiny little town. You just never know who you might run into on the Internet though.
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