Carl Dean Combs, a Hero For These Troubled Times

Carl Dean Combs, a 57-year-old North Carolinian who ran 24 NASCAR races back in the early 1980s, was arrested late last week for running 'shine. According to the Wilkes-Journal Patriot, Combs' operation was highly professional and clean, with all sorts of shiny stainless steel vats and condensers and doo-hickeys and stuff and a production capacity of about 300 gallons of corn mash per run -- which, if you think about it, is kind of too bad: Somehow it would have been more poetic if C ...

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