May 26, 2013

Autobiography

Dad's Porsche 911S a special gift from son

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OWNER: Rick Unruh, Ellensburg
OCCUPATION: University professor
CAR'S MAKE AND MODEL: 1975 Porsche 911S Targa
"I LOVE MY CAR BECAUSE ... it is a long-lost friend. My son searched for and found it 20 years after my wife, Angie, and I sold it. He then spent seven months restoring it, giving it to me for my birthday in August last year. Though my Porsche has sentimental value, as I'd owned and driven it for 15 years in Montana, the most meaningful and inspiring gift was my son's plan to search for and restore the 911S — a true 'labor of love.' And thanks to his labor, it still drives as well as it did when I first owned it."

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