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First Person (CJ Michael)

City: Princeton.

Where did you grow up: Princeton.

Family: My fiancee, Courtney; five children — Dawson, Lexy, Brevyn, Shaylynn and Katelynn.

Pets: No pets, just the occasional bat.

Occupation: Salesman at Piehl Motors in Princeton.

What is the last song you listened to: “God Bless the Broken Road” by Rascall Flats.

What is the last book you read: “The Last Lecture” by Randy Pausch.

What is the last television show you watched: “Monday Night Football.”

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

If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: I would bring a boat.

What is your favorite local restaurant: Alexander Park Tavern.

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: I would buy my fiancee her dream home and invest in our family’s future.

People would be surprised to know that you: I cried when Old Yeller died.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: It has a large number of parks and recreational activities for all ages.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: I would try to do more to promote small businesses in the downtown district.

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