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Was It Because I Was Young and Pretty?

How I passed my driver’s test without knowing how to parallel park

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If I ever get a new car, after the 2007 Toyota Corolla I currently drive, it will have to be one of those self-driving cars that can park itself.

You see, I hate to back up a car, and I detest having to parallel park. I would rather park a quarter mile away from…




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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.

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