In our senior
yearbook, Bill listed "Business" as his planned future
(Copied directly from the Senior Yearbook):
Sean, where's the car? ... The 'nad
... Me and John getting lost at French Creek ... Vermont skiing ...
Petty ... Duran ... Halen ... Huey ... Springsteen ... Hooters ... Live
Aid ... Thanks for everything Mom and Dad.
Chris Mal Notes:
Bill was famous for driving his blue
station wagon (which was affectionately called "The Nad") like
a maniac. I experienced this first hand when we used to go to
lunch at McDonald's together nearly every day in 10th grade (with Jim
Quirk and Sean Gimeno). I remember Bill driving about 70 MPH down
side streets, going up onto the pavement to get around double-parked
cards. It's almost amazing that he never totaled that thing.
I'm pretty sure his driving was wear he got the nick-name "Wild
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trying to write
with the wrong
end of the pencil
Bill and some
huge 10th grader,
Bill LaBate and
J-Pa with a
caterpillar on his lip
Middle School: 1979
5th Grade Class Picture
Number of times Bill
ALMOST got into an accident
while driving "The Nad":