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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Mary Dolan

Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 11:39 a.m. CDT
Mary Dolan

Mary Dolan, 24, was attending a seminar on grafting antique trees at Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? Seattle, and then Deer Park

Pets? A yellow lab named Goldie and a Maltese poodle named Harley

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Katharine Hepburn

First job? Baby-sitting

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An actress, but I became a history educator. I work at the Geneva History Center.

A book you’d recommend? “A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary” by anonymous.

Favorite charity? Geneva History Center and Garfield Farm Museum

Do you play an instrument? The mandolin

Do you speak another language? French

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I climbed the highest point in the Indian Ocean Islands, Piton des Neiges, while I was teaching overseas on Reunion Island.

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