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Michele McAlvey

City: Walnut.

Where did you grow up: Coloma, Mich.

Family: Husband, Dan; children: Heather, Corey, Michael and Caitlin and grandson Brendan.

Pets: Two basset girls, Honey Mae and Winnifred Beatrice; two cats, Wrigley and Abby; and two birds, Mackinzie and Jack.

Occupation: Director of the Walnut Public Library.

What is the last song you listened to: “O Holy Night.”

What is the last book you read: “Divergent” by Veronica Roth.

What is the last TV show you watched: “House Hunters International.”

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

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

What is your favorite local restaurant: Konz.

If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: Give some to my children and then divide the rest up among some missions my family and church support.

People would be surprised to know that you: Play the autoharp.

What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: We all watch out and take care of each other. We are family.

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