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Written by Ben Branch | June 16th 2013
The Spare Parts Company is a short film about Roland Sotello – the owner of the famous Spare Parts Company motorcycle shop in Old City Philadelphia. The film is a 4 minute look into a life that led Roland from a degree in psychology to an apprenticeship at the Spare Parts Company to eventually taking the company over and keeping it alive and well into the modern age.
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