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First Person (Carie Jaeger)

City: Princeton.

Where did you grow up: Princeton.

Family: Dan, husband; Kyle and Emily, children.

Pets: Kooper.

Occupation: Sixth-grade teacher at Logan Junior High School.

What is the last song you listened to: “Rebel Beat” by the Goo Goo Dolls.

What is the last book you read: I finally read “Notorious Nineteen” by Janet Evanovich.

What is the last television show you watched: “Longmire” (my husband’s show).

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

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

What is your favorite local restaurant: Monicals ... pepperoni and banana pepper pizza with french dressing.

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: First I would put a lot of the money into a college fund for the kids. Then I would pay off mine and my parents’ bills. Lastly, my family would go to Hawaii for a vacation.

People would be surprised to know that you: By July 15, I am ready to go back to work. I love having summers off, but I also miss being on a schedule.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: I love that I get to watch my children grow up in the same town that I did.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: I would change the fact that Taco Bell ever left! Bring back Taco Bell!

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