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‘What Is That Car Doing In The Driveway?’

Lois Phillips, right, with her daughter Rachel Maczko.
Lois Phillips, right, with her daughter Rachel Maczko.
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It’s the people we feel like we know the best who can surprise us the most.

That was the case with Rachel Maczko, who returned home during a college break and found that her mother had purchased — and was refurbishing singlehandedly — a 1930 Model A Ford.

Rachel sat down with her mother, Lois Phillips, to ask her more about how this classic car came to be sitting in the driveway.

This story was produced locally by Stephen Key. StoryCorps is produced in partnership with the ATL History Center. To learn more and to find additional stories from Atlanta, go to WABE.org/storycorps.

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