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Strange Stunts
Kim Chapin
March 12, 1979
The side of his truck says it all. Chuck Strange and his trusted bodyguard Sommer Shadoe are ready, willing and—between hospital stays—able to crash through burning walls and leap 18 cars in a single bound
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March 12, 1979

Strange Stunts

The side of his truck says it all. Chuck Strange and his trusted bodyguard Sommer Shadoe are ready, willing and—between hospital stays—able to crash through burning walls and leap 18 cars in a single bound

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"Do you remember the crash at the Astrodome last winter? That's me. I'm the guy."

"Oh, now I remember," says Ora, giving an exaggerated wink to Shadoe that indicates she really doesn't. Shadoe has to bite her lip to keep from falling on the floor laughing. "Do you do those wheelies like they did in that movie The Gumball Rally?"

"Yeah," says Chuck, glumly.

"I did that once, too, in a Porsche," Ora giggles. "Only I kept it going and landed on the roof. Then I did the same thing in a jeep in my uncle's orange grove."

"Yeah?" says Chuck, even more glumly than before.

"Yeah.... Hey, my son is 10 years old. I bet he knows about you. He likes weird things."

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