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Old Posted Aug 19, 2015, 6:06 PM
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Originally Posted by PHL10 View Post
Well Put. My late grandfather was from an old rowhouse neighborhood and moved the family to the Northeast in the late 1950’s. When he was getting pretty old and barely able to drive, he would still take his car to pick up the paper even though the store was literally at the end of the block and saved him no physical effort (getting in and out of the car was tough for him). At the suggestion that it would be safer and easier for him to walk, he said something along the lines of “I worked my whole life so I wouldn’t need to walk anywhere.”
That's an amazing story. Pretty much captures the Philadelphia blue collar mentality.