Country Classic Cars Disaster
Country Classic Cars Disaster

“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!” 
― Sylvester Stallone, Rocky Balboa

Wise words from one of America’s most famous fictional characters. I was reminded of this quote when I learned that Country Classic Cars of Staunton, Illinois, less than 2 years after being devastated by a fire, was hit by a Tornado.

The extent of the damage is still unknown as they have been unable to access certain parts of the facility, but the takeaway is the sheer positivity of the Owners, Russ and Anita Noel.

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Originally written by Alanis King for


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