In 1968, Bob Russell paid a friend nearly $3,000 for a 1967 Austin Healey. At the time, he was living in the "City of Brotherly Love". Well, it turns out that "brotherly love" was the last thing on Russell's mind after he parked it on the street for the night. To make things worse, Russell, then a graduate student at Temple University, was cash starved to insure the vehicle.
But, there is an unimaginable happy ending to this story, one that rivals the "Miracle On 34th Street".