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Why is the chevy Norman Baker drives symbolic?

The Chevy that I am referring to is the one that Norman drives in speaking of courage

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The Chevy Norman drives belongs to his father..... it's big, it's safe, it's constant, and it's familiar. It is symbolic of America.... of home.... a place where "courage" no longer counts and no one wants to hear about what you've experienced.


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