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Mom might have popped rivets into bombers as one of the legendary Rosies, or she may have punched the clock at an ordinary job, filling a position like cab driver, police officer, or barber that had opened up because the man who'd done it before was now overseas fighting.
But the Gemco name - like Zody's, White Front and so many other long- gone retail names - still strikes a chord in the public who shopped there and the people who punched the clock waiting on them.
We punched the clock to measure our fuel loss from the right side and called for a CATCC rep.