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Face Time with Charlie King

Published: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 6:33 p.m. CDT

Geneva resident Charlie King, 46, was coming out of the Geneva Public Library when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Pekin

Pets? Two German shepherds, Zoe and Max

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Keanu Reeves

First job? Detasseling corn before I was 16

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I thought about being a doctor, but I went for engineering.

A book you’d recommend? “Salem’s Lot” by Stephen King

What is your guilty pleasure? Sam Adams

Favorite charity? Salvation Army and Goodwill

Hobbies? I play guitar, but I’m not in a band.

Favorite local restaurant? Chianti’s in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I lost 30 pounds in the last six months. I did it by eating less, exercising more.

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