Every cloud has a silver lining,” a very common saying and one that rang true for a young sailor back in 1983. Eric Tuuri was only 21 years old when he set off from the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland for a visit back home to Ohio. Unfortunately, just outside of Washington, DC, Eric was involved in a 10-car pile-up which totaled his “well used” old pick-up.
To his surprise, when the insurance settled, they paid him twice what he had in it. “I was flat broke but came home with a wad of cash and hell yeah, I bought a ’66 Charger!” Eric exclaimed.
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