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August 31, 1988 | SCOTT OSTLER, Times Staff Writer
Abe Lincoln grew up in a log cabin in Illinois. Babe Ruth spent his youth in a Baltimore industrial school. The Wright brothers built flying machines in their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio. But when it comes to humble cradles of the Great American Dream, Roberto Antonio (Tony) Urrutia has 'em all beat. Urrutia's entry is an abandoned car on a side street somewhere in the Little Havana barrio of Miami.
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July 19, 1991 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's not so much a safety issue as a moral issue, which is why Tony Urrutia defected in the first place. He was tired of Castro's Cuba, tired of having the luxury of owning a car when it meant he would drive to visit friends who barely had food and clothing.
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July 19, 1991 | SCOTT HOWARD-COOPER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's not so much a safety issue as a moral issue, which is why Tony Urrutia defected in the first place. He was tired of Castro's Cuba, tired of having the luxury of owning a car when it meant he would drive to visit friends who barely had food and clothing.
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August 31, 1988 | SCOTT OSTLER, Times Staff Writer
Abe Lincoln grew up in a log cabin in Illinois. Babe Ruth spent his youth in a Baltimore industrial school. The Wright brothers built flying machines in their bicycle shop in Dayton, Ohio. But when it comes to humble cradles of the Great American Dream, Roberto Antonio (Tony) Urrutia has 'em all beat. Urrutia's entry is an abandoned car on a side street somewhere in the Little Havana barrio of Miami.
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