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Oh, Brother!

Role Models

My brother and I used to collect all kinds of things, but one of the more expensive activities that resulted in uneven collections were our respective obsessions with plastic models — small versions of larger things that we had to assemble ourselves with glues and cements.

Both of us had different appetites for plastic models. I tended to buy and build Star Trek models — the USS Enterprise starship, tricorders and phasers, and shuttlecrafts. My brother, however, preferred cars — like his Matchbox car collection — and plastic soldier scenes.

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Diversions and collections – The adventures of two brothers in the mid-1970s [FAL:55]

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David Laulainen

David Laulainen

I write about how small achievable changes to everyday habits can have bigger global impact. Stories: medium.com/oh-brother

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