With a little help, man gets dream car

With a little help, man gets dream car

There are 7 comments on the The Indianapolis Star story from Jul 28, 2007, titled With a little help, man gets dream car. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

Tears of joy streamed down James Carter's face Thursday when he saw his restored car.

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for the ages

Indianapolis, IN

#2 Jul 28, 2007
Roger H Smith wrote:
Sounds like for the money they must have spent "restoring" a car that has no special collector's value, they could have given him a new fuel efficient car with a full 5yr 100K mi. warranty.
Roger, your such a cynic!~
southern hoosier


#4 Jul 28, 2007
jsut aotnehr atrcile wtih a msipeslled wrod. good job for the proof readers.

“what the”

Since: Jun 07

New Bedford, MA

#5 Jul 28, 2007
Minus the stereo/alarm system, a "new fuel efficient car" would have cost at least 3 times what it cost to restore his car. If they tried to replace it with a "like" vehicle, it would have cost 4 - 5 times as much. What they did was a really great thing, and maybe, just maybe it fostered compassion in others of the community. Good thing for the alarm system though, there unfortunately are those that seek opportunity through anothers fortune.

Orangeville, Canada

#6 Jul 28, 2007
This is a great idea!Giving back to people (the average Joe)whom have helped others and expected nothing in return.Its people like this that are our true role models.
thank you.

Ellicott City, MD

#7 Jul 28, 2007
Restoring a 10 year old car ??? whats up with that? if your going to restore something make it worth while, should have to be 20 to 25 years old, or are they not up to the to the task? Restoring is doung a collectable, rare or classic car not a 1997 Buick Lasabre, Heck I drive a 1993 S 10 maybe i should ask them to restore it,,

Carmel, IN

#8 Jul 28, 2007
i wish someone would restore my 1969 chevelle super sport for me for free.........that would make me happy
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Plainfield, IN

#9 Jul 30, 2007
How sweet!

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