Talladega, Alabama: Hubcap King (Gone)

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Hubcap King

Talladega, AL is the home of the "Hubcap King". (The picture of him on his business cards is quite amusing...) At last count, he had something like 4 1/2 million. He recently married his tenth wife, and she will likely be crowned the new Hubcap Queen before the end of the year. (A somewhat amusing aside: the TV station that I work for did a feature story on the Hubcap King, and used our helicopter to get some aerials... the King got excited, ran out to wave to the helicopter, and promptly had a mild heart attack. Fortunately, he's okay.)

[Uncle Flip, 10/18/1998]

Seems like every state has a Hubcap King. Perhaps they could all make suits of armor out of the best of their collections, meet on the Field of Battle and settle claims of sovereignty once and for all...

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