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Dad’s Malibu Super Sport – Postcard #65

Dad's Malibu Super Sport – Postcard #65

When I was growing up, Dad often spoke of his Chevy Malibu SS – his favourite car.  So, while on his death bed, I asked him to tell the story. He speaks about acquiring the vehicle, the budget, the deal, the financing terms and oh, also about the car and how he enjoyed having a reliable and cool vehicle as a young married man creating a life, after growing up poor in Regina, Saskatchewan, then heading off to BYU in Utah. The story is interrupted by a nurse bringing lunch and news. He died 10 days later.

Indulge me by listening to: Dad’s Malibu Super Sport – Postcard #65 (78MB, 12:08, ,mp3, stereo)

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Announcer Don Wittman Passes on 1936-2008

As versatile as they come, Don Wittman set a high standard for Canadian sports broadcasters by calling most every sport in a thoughtful, engaged and sincere manner creating myriad noteworty moments on CBC. His knowledge of a variety of sports and disciplines is rivaled only by my brother Dan.

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Don Wittman calls the Curling at SLC 2002

P.S. F*ck you cancer.

Not spelled Don Whitman