Sat, Nov 15, 2008
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Santa Paula was Steve's church and he really loved the
city with all of his heart and soul. He was treated like a normal
person there where he could relax and be himself, hang out with
friends and fly his planes. I'm really looking forward to coming
back because it was a big part of my life. It'll be good to renew
some of those old ties and make new friendships."
Source: Barbara McQueen, widow of late actor
Steve McQueen. The iconic actor's "last hometown" is paying tribute
to its most famous resident with a weekend of aviation and
family-related activities. The Aviation Museum of Santa Paula will
host a VIP reception, dinner and booksigning on Saturday, December
6 at the Santa Paula Airport.
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