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 |  Mar 18 2013, 2:33 PM

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The first-ever 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible will be auctioned to raise money for the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

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 |  Apr 09 2012, 2:32 PM

At this past weekend’s Barrett-Jackson auction, a Shelby GT500 decked out in American flag livery sold — twice, for a combined total of $950,000, with all proceeds going to the Wounded Warriors Family Support charity (WWFS).

The car was purchased first by Ronnie Rains, a Vietnam veteran, for $500,000. Rains immediately donated the car back to the auction to be sold again, saying that he wanted to show his strong personal support for the WWFS charity. The car was then sold again, this time fetching $450,000 from a Florida man.

The auctioned GT500 participated in a cross-country drive to tour 48 states and be covered in signatures from veterans and others who have been affected by war.

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