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Aug. 4, 1969: Fitting a cast and crutches in a punch bug

Most cars on the road in 1969, even the “compact” models, could easily hold a man with a cast on his leg and his crutches.

Perhaps the only widely popular and available car where this wasn’t true was the Volkswagen Beetle. But John Young, 17, Cheektowaga, found a way to make it work.

'Racking up trouble'

04 aug 1969 foot out of bugh

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