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Los Angeles Legend Retires from Bus Yard
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Los Angeles Legend Retires from Bus Yard

Los Angeles Legend Retires from Bus Yard

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Arthur Winston retired this week, after 90 years of work. For the past 76 years, he has worked as a bus-maintenance man for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transport Authority, missing only a single day of work in that time. Winston figured it was time to retire when he hit 100-years-old. Hundreds of dignitaries, adoring coworkers and a gospel choir gave him a big send off — at the newly named Arthur Winston Bus Yard.

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Arthur Winston retired this week, after 90 years of work. At ten he picked crops. For the past 76 years he worked as a bus-maintenance man for the L.A. Metropolitan Transport Authority. He only missed a single day of work, but figured it was time to retire when he turned 100. Hundreds of dignitaries, adoring coworkers and a gospel choir gave him a big send off at the newly named Arthur Winston Bus Yard.

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