Do you remember the excitement of getting your first car? Whether it was a gift from your parents or something that you worked hard to save up the money for, there is no feeling that compares to your first joyride around the block!
Needless to say, those emotions will stick with your for a lifetime. Eventually, though, you’ll have to sell your beloved first car. For some, that leaves behind a hole that can never be filled.
Unless you have a sneaky daughter, that is! Keep reading to find out one family’s very special story… and just wait until you see the big reveal on slide 3!
#12 A Special Car
When Randy Martin was only 16 years old, he pooled up all his savings to buy a 1936 Ford two-door sedan. He spent months fixing up the car, and went on to have some very special memories with it. This car really was his pride and joy for many years!
#11 Special Moments
Randy and his car went through some of life’s most precious moments together. He was even able to drive the car to his honeymoon after his wedding in the late 1970s! Now that’s a strong history! To him, the car was more than just a sentimental object, though…
#10 A Real Winner
Randy also used the car to earn some serious cash! He traveled around the country in the old sedan and brought in quite the fortune competing in car shows. He used this money to pay for most of his children’s education and day-to-day living expenses. It’s clear that he was a force to be reckoned with!
Clearly, Randy felt a very sentimental connection with this car. After all, it had been with him through all of his life’s biggest moments! He could never imagine giving the car up for any reason at all. But, in 1991, he found himself having to make a big choice…
#8 A Big Sacrifice
In 1991, Randy’s daughter Stephanie was accepted to seminary school. He thought it was important to support her spiritual calling, but he just didn’t have enough money. So, he put his beloved Sedan on the market. It quickly sold, and he eventually was able to move on with his life.