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First Person (Carolyn Diller)

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 12:18 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 12:20 p.m. CDT

City: Princeton.

Where did you grow up: Princeton.

Family: Widowed. Three children, eight grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Pets: Not now, but we had a beautiful honey-colored cocker spaniel for 17 years and four cats.

Occupation: I run The Covered Bridge Fudge Shop at 915 N Main St.

What is the last song you listened to: “You”ll Never Walk Alone.”

What is the last book you read: “Firefly” by my brother-in-law, Dick Diller.

What is the last television show you watched: “Downton Abby.”

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Cold salmon, sliced tomatoes, corn on the cob and watermelon.

If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: A picture album with pictures of my husband, our children and grandchildren.

What is your favorite local restaurant: Oriental Gardens.

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: Pay off bills; pay for grandchildren’s education; donate to my church and local organizations; and invest the rest.

People would be surprised to know that you: That I graduated from Augustana Nursery in Chicago, and I’m a pediatric nurse.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: The history.

If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: Lower living expenses.

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