Introduction: LaBaron Grove is a friend of mine with a very cool Mustang. I took the photos with the intent to write a short article on his car. He had given me a very entertaining tour and I asked him to send me some details on the symbolism so I could make sure I got it all correct. As it turned out his email was a much better story than I could pretend to write. Here is it with only minor punctuation modification. LaBaron is a patriot and head of the…
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1947 Major Bill Hendricks, USMCR founds Toys for Tots in Los Angeles, California. 5,000 toys collected during a campaign before Christmas 1947. The first toy is a handmade doll.
1948 The United States Marine Corps adopts Toys for Tots, and expands it into a…