I met Gordie Howe a number of times during my photography career. This picture was taken at Detroit Race Course after the 1966 Michigan Mile. Gordie was an honored guest for the day. I was doing the photography for the track. For this picture I loaned my camera to a model who was there promoting Expo 67 in Toronto. She insisted on shooting me and Gordie as I had been taking her photograph all day. I tried to beg off, thinking it might be unprofessional, until Gordie said "C'mon, sit down here". Lucky me.