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The Confession of Barbara Armitage: 107 mph average

It was merely a noble orange acquisition caper, but Run for the Minute Maids may have a set a World's Record for an Atlanta to Tampa mostly earthbound flight, confessed by the shy, demure Lady of Tucker's Station. Readers are requested not to breath a word of this to the Georgia State Patrol.

By Barbara Armitage

OK if we're all confessing...

My mom's house in Atlanta, GA to my grandparents house in Tampa, Fl. with my best friend Martha, 4 hours 16 minutes in 1970. That's averaging 107 mph in a car that only got about 3 miles to the gallon of gas.

I'm not saying what kind of car I was driving just that it wasn't one of those sissy cars. I'm keeping the details to myself because I think that there's still a Georgia State Patrol watching for me somewhere south of Macon.

Oh yea, I think that the whole reason for the trip was to steal oranges out of Minute Maid's groves. --Barbara ArmitageComments re article 46122 Just four hrs Louisville to Lockport in Dodge Dart

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