stories

Little Red Story: My First Ride

December 23, 2013
posted by Tracy Baldwin

Congratulations to Brian Clarke of Benicia, Calif., our November Little Red Stories contest winner.  Brian’s entry, “My First Ride,” features his 1-year-old son Jack at a friend’s birthday party enjoying his first wagon ride.  We love how the photo and story captures the joy and wonder of childhood and a memorable first.

Best Friends Forever

October 14, 2013
posted by Tracy Baldwin

Congratulations to Lois M., of Walled Lake, Michigan, the September 2013 winner in our Little Red Stories contest!  She shared the moving childhood story of her and her best friend Shawn, who grew up together in the mid-1960s in Redford.  Here’s her story:

Radio Flyer Little Red Stories

August 15, 2013
posted by Robert Pasin

The first thing most people do when they meet me and find out what I do for a living is smile.  The next thing they do is say, “I have a Radio Flyer story,” and their eyes light up, their expression softens, they look into the distance and seem to be transported back to their childhood. 

They then proceed to tell me about the wagon they toted along on the paper route they had when they were a kid, how their sibling pulled them around in crazy backyard adventure or the rocketship they created with their friends.