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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time with Mike Hanrahan

Published: Thursday, March 28, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:42 p.m. CDT

Batavia resident Mike Hanrahan, 53, was working at his Shelter Insurance office in Batavia when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Alton

Pets? An Italian greyhound named Penny

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Robert Redford

First job? Paperboy

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A cop. I sell insurance instead.

A book you’d recommend? “A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail” by Bill Bryson

Favorite charity? American Diabetes Association

Hobbies? I referee basketball and umpire softball.

Favorite local restaurant? East China Inn in Batavia

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I made a commercial when I worked for Country Insurance in 2005 with Mark Carlson that went national. His fishing boat sank, and he called to make sure his insurance was good.

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