Woman, 82, Traveling the Country in a Big Rig for Charity
Reeger, Jennifer, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
At age 82, there's not a lot Margarette Kirsch hasn't done.
She's worked for American Airlines, taught fourth grade and grown tobacco and cotton on a farm.
She rides a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and drives a navy blue Chevrolet Camaro with neon purple and green trim. She exercises 2 1/ 2 hours a day and took up skateboarding five years ago.
But Kirsch has always dreamed of working as a Las Vegas showgirl and driving a tractor-trailer cross-country.
After nearly four years of planning, Kirsch, who lives in Merritt Island, Fla., set off on an adventure Monday that will fulfill that second dream, thanks to the Twilight Wish Foundation, a nonprofit based …
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