This is the story of a car, the 93-year-old woman who drove it for every one of its 570,000 miles, the website that produced a story that became a viral hit and the car company executive who came to pay tribute to Rachel and her beloved Chariot.
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Fresh off her visit to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Rachel Veitch is giving us all the backstage details of her big trip to Hollywood.
Our gal pal, 92-year-old Rachel Veitch, has really hit the big time. She recently flew to California to be a guest on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno! We stopped by to see Rachel off as she was whisked to the airport in style.
Every day, we get questions about America’s favorite hard-driving, gun-toting nonagenarian. She shares her busy plans for the coming months and does something she’s never done before — allows someone else to get behind the wheel of her beloved Chariot.
We’re highlighting the Growing Bolder philosophy through the stories of men and women who prove how great life can be when you’re bold enough to pursue your passions.
We gave NBC National Correspondent Kerry Sanders a call and left a message, “Check out our story on Rachel.” Kerry called back in less than an hour. A week later, he was in town with a crew from “The Today Show.”
Rachel Veitch and her beloved 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente have become two of the biggest stars on the Web. Now, NBC is knocking on Rachel’s door. Is she ready for her big close-up? Find out how Rachel’s handling her new fame.
Every week on WMFE-TV (PBS), Growing Bolder brings you inspirational motivational and fun stories about people who believe it’s not about age; it’s about attitude.
Is she still going strong at nearly 91? Is her beloved “Chariot” still going strong at well over half-a-million miles? We just had to know if GB favorite Rachel Veitch and her classic car are still racking up the mileage.