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Beachboy-turned-tire man Brodie marks 97th birthday

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COURTESY LEX BRODIE'S TIRE COMPANY
courtesy lex brodie's tire company Before he went into the tire business, Lex Brodie was a beachboy in Waikiki. Shirley Temple visited in 1935 and was named honorary surfing captain. Behind Temple are Sam Kahanamoku and, to his right, a tall Lex Brodie.