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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Ryan McCann

Published: Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Batavia resident Ryan McCann, 26, was at the Batavia Public Library when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? James-town, N.Y.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? A younger Harrison Ford

First job? Working for a landscaping company when I was 16.

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I always wanted to be a music teacher. I currently teach at Batavia High School in the special-education department, but I also teach music there on a part-time basis.

A book you’d recommend? Anything by Lee Child

Favorite charity? World Vision

Hobbies? I love collecting – baseball hats, baseball cards. I’m a big baseball enthusiast. I still have my old rock collection because I teach geology at the high school for special ed.

What instrument do you play? My main instrument is French horn and secondary instrument is trumpet.

Favorite local restaurant? Daddio’s Diner in Batavia

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? This last summer, I was at a cigar event – a fundraiser for Northwestern Medical Charities – and I sat down next to Conan O’Brien and had a cigar with Conan O’Brien.

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