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Face Time with Robert Burgin

Maple Park resident Robert Burgin, 49, was at the Heritage Prairie Farm Market in Elburn when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Al Lagattolla. Burgin has a booth at the market, where he sells meat and eggs that are raised on his farm.

Where did you grow up? I grew up in Carol Stream.

What was your first job? Pulling weeds at a neighbor’s yard

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A pro football player and a farmer

So you got half of that? Well, I played college football. I played at Bethel University, defensive back.

Is there a movie you would recommend? I love “Grumpy Old Men.”

Do you have a favorite charity? Hesed House. And my church, Elburn Hill Church.

Do you have any hobbies? I’m an avid Green Bay Packers fan. I like fishing, hunting and I love farming. And I’m a school teacher.

Where do you teach? Carol Stream

What is your favorite local restaurant? I like the Kountry Kettle in Elburn. I eat there every Sunday. There’s Papa G’s in Elburn. There’s a place in Sycamore, the Sycamore Cafe.

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I broke my leg my freshman year in high school, at Mooseheart’s field, in 13 places. I was in a cast for four months.

What high school did you play at? Wheaton Academy

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