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March 13, 1991 | ANNE MICHAUD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In 1966, Rudy Proctor and his younger brother, Denver, were workaday salesmen when they had an idea for a household device that would mix soap and water together to spray cars clean. The brothers scraped together what seemed to them a huge sum of $2,000 to hire experts to design a plastic garden-hose attachment durable enough to withstand strong water pressure. The experts said it couldn't be done. But Rudy Proctor persisted.
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March 13, 1991 | ANNE MICHAUD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In 1966, Rudy Proctor and his younger brother, Denver, were workaday salesmen when they had an idea for a household device that would mix soap and water together to spray cars clean. The brothers scraped together what seemed to them a huge sum of $2,000 to hire experts to design a plastic garden-hose attachment durable enough to withstand strong water pressure. The experts said it couldn't be done. But Rudy Proctor persisted.
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