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First Person (Betsy Salsman)

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 2:24 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 2:25 p.m. CDT

City: Wyanet.

Where did you grow up: Tiskilwa.

Family: Spouse, Elmo.

Pets: Two dogs and three cats.

Occupation: Clerical at Princeton City Hall.

What is the last song you listened to: “Early Morning Rain” by Peter, Paul and Mary.

What is the last book you read: “Bird-By-Bird Gardening.”

What is the last television show you watched: The debates.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: BLT, potatoes and chocolate cake.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could only take one thing with you, what would it be: A shade umbrella.

What is your favorite local restaurant: Didoughs and Roma’s.

Is someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: Share it with family.

People would be surprised to know that you are: Retiring in 48 working days.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: Good neighbors.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: A train quiet zone.

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