By Kay S. Pedrotti
A member of one of Barnesville’s notable “drug store families,” Stonie Brock Carter missed his chance to become an Air Force pilot by being drafted into the U.S. Army in 1952.
“I had already passed all the tests but my left eye did not pass the physical requirements,” he said. “They told me to go home and eat lots of carrots and come back and I wouldn’t have to do the tests again except for the eye test. Before I could get back to Moody AFB, Uncle Sam called my name.”
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