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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