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Man on the street

Posted: Sunday, September 05, 2010

The News-Times asked area residents what they wanted to be when they grew up, and what job they now hold. Here are some of their responses.


Sandra Bowers - Columbia County Library children's assistant librarian

"I wanted to be on the Mike Douglas Show."

Jenny Trump (of Evans) - flight attendant for Delta

wanted to be a doctor

"I'm out of town a lot. I never dreamed I was going to do this job."

Dr. Leslie Pollard Jr. - family doctor at Center for Primary Care in Evans

wanted to be a family doctor since sixth grade.

"I pretty much never gave up. For me, it was my interest."

Jacqueline Nunley - family service worker at Head Start on Deans Bridge Road

"I wanted to be a teacher."

Shannon Rabun - robot tech at Club Car in Evans

" I wanted to be an architect."

Tara Fidler- assistant manager of Takosushi in Evans

" I wanted to be a model."

Jeremy Knies - fitness staff member at Marshall Family Y

" When I grew up, I wanted to be a Navy SEAL or special ops kind of guy."

Jim Marshall - Realtor at Blanchard and Calhoun in Evans

"I wanted to be a singing actor."

Lost his hearing while serving in the Marines.

"That ended my career."

Steve Pruitt - band teacher at Stallings Island Middle School

"I think at the time I wanted to do something with music and performing, a rock star."


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