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The Color Red by Mary Stebbins Taitt

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  • "Never buy a red car, or worse yet, a red motorcycle," I was told, by those "in the know."

    "Red cars and bikes are cop magnets," they said. "Red cars and bikes get more tickets, have more accidents, too."

    People are always dispensing advice. And maybe they are right.

    But my son has a red car and I have a red (or scarlet or deep orange) motorcycle.

    KNOCK ON WOOD, it hasn't been a problem (yet).

    Red flowers remind me of blood, of passion, of deep deep love.
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