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As a woman born in the ’60s, I am of an age where I remember electric windows in cars as an indication of prestige, progression, coolness.

I also recall having an AM and FM radio as the height of a modern vehicle. And if you had an eight-track tape deck? You were on fire.

Ready to ride

Susan's pup will probably get used to the power windows in their new ride.

Susan Dromey Heeter writes and teaches on the Seacoast. Reach her at