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I always enjoy watching the movie, 'American Graffiti'. Set init's about a couple of high schools grads who spend on one night hanging out, cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college. I can identify with it because of the time frame - I graduated from high school in '61 - but have trouble relating to the California setting and the coolness of the cars in the film.
In the s and early '60s, my East Coast adolescent reality was much different than the 'American Graffiti' kids. California was and still is still much more car-centric than Philadelphia.
Most of my friends in high school didn't have cool rides. My school buddies who were car guys couldn't do much work on vehicles because of the heavy academic load at our prep school, a lack of funds, too little free time and nowhere to carry out automotive work.
Most of us had crappy minimum-wage summer jobs but had no after-school employment to fund car projects. The intense academic pace kept us plenty busy.
No one at St. Joe's Prep had neat cars like those in 'American Graffiti'. No Suzanne Somers in a white T-Bird. It was an all-boys school. No mint-condition, desirable hot rods, either. No hot rods of any kind, that I can recall.
No one owned a chopped and channeled Ford.
Or a '55 Crown Vicky. My school friends were mostly In Junewe took an 18 day trip to the Philadelphia area. Since moving to the Pacific Northwest 33 years ago, I've been back to Philly about 20 times. Every time we visit, there are fewer people to see some have died, some have moved away and the changes to the area make it seem much less familiar.
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When preparing a persuasive, argumentative speech, you need to consider both matter (what you are going to say) and manner (how you are going to say it). American Graffiti, Philadelphia-Style: I always enjoy watching the movie, 'American Graffiti'.
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