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Larry Smith – Union County

I grew up in Medical Springs and rode the school bus to Baker from 5th grade to 12th grade.





“I live in Union County, but I grew up in Medical Springs and rode the school bus to Baker from 5th grade to 12th grade. We had the same bus driver the whole time – Tim Moren. He had a motel there in Medical Springs. The drive took two hours cause we picked up kids from Keating too. And at the same time he drove the school bus, he also helped with the mail. His wife did the mail pick up and drop off.

On my last day of 12th grade, Mr. Moren stopped the bus and turned around to look at me. He said, ‘Larry you’ve been riding this bus since you were in the fifth grade. Do you want to drive it?’ And he let me drive the bus home. I had a license by then, but it was a big school bus and I’d never driven one before. I graduated in 1967 and I’m 72 now.”