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What state law was changed just for Olympic champion Mary Lou Retton in her home state?

-- Gary in Indiana (gk6854@aol.com), December 06, 2001


She was able to make her own financial decions wit out the permission of her parents. I can't remember the technical term. Amnsapated???

-- Mark in N.C. Fla. (deadgoatman@webtv.net), December 06, 2001.

I think she was from WV. I remember this story was pretty big in the news.

-- Melissa (me@home.net), December 06, 2001.

Yes, it was West Virginia, I believe. But what was the law changed just for Mary Lou?

-- Gary in Indiana (gk6854@aol.com), December 07, 2001.

Does it have something to do with Schooling??

-- Mark in N.C. Fla. (deadgoatman@webtv.net), December 08, 2001.

Nothing to do with education. It has to do with Retton's vanity. Also, something evident to everyone with her drive. Answer tomorrow.

-- Gary in Indiana (gk6854@aol.com), December 08, 2001.

Well, if anyone still cares, here's the answer. West Virgnia state law limiting the number of characters on 'vanity' license plates to six was changed to allow Retton to have 'MARY LOU' on her tag.

-- Gary in Indiana (gk6854@aol.com), December 09, 2001.

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