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A Short Story in the Slice of Life Series

David Lee Howells

Copyright 2013

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“Sam Carney, a name to do business with,” read cards that people still carried in wallets and purses, though the man had retired from new and used car sales two years ago. Madison Motors on Verona Road, just off the West Beltline Highway in Madison, Wisconsin. Just shy of fifty years in the business of keeping America moving had earned him the trust of over three thousand customers. Eighty percent of those had eventually joined the ranks of trusting repeat customers. He had facilitated many ‘coming of age’ transitions as teenagers evolved into ‘away at collegers’. There had been many who started small and upgraded both business credentials and the sticker price on their transportation.

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