Joanna Kakassis

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The Battered Old Car That Drove My Father's American Dream

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Sometime in 1975, in the first few months after my family moved from Athens, Greece, to Rapid City, S.D., my father bought a junky, gigantic gold Oldsmobile that cost $200.

My sister and I called the car Old Goldie, a name meant to evoke a tough old broad with a ...