Thursday

Fourteen Year-Old Girl is Building Her Own Car


Meet Kathryn, an otherwise normal teen who has just happened to spend the last two years restoring a Pontiac Fiero by herself and with her own money. She started this when she was twelve, folks!! Her deadline? Sweet sixteen, of course, when she will finally get a chance to drive her creation. You can check out the rest of the story (and a good story it is), over at Jalopnik. Hat tip to Kate for sending this along!!!

2 comments:

  1. If my old workshop teacher ever saw me standing like that near a drill with my hair not tied back he would have blown a gasket! My childhood lessons were filled with dire warnings of being gobbled up by the machines in one way or another.

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  2. Very impressive. More young people should be exposed to working with their hands. I didn't start restoring cars until I was 14. She has probably already learned more than most ever will. Keep up the good work.

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