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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Face Time With Meg Currell

Published: Friday, April 12, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

St. Charles resident Meg Currell, 44, was at Biggby Coffee in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Where did you grow up? St. Charles

Pets? A red and white Irish setter named Dudley, and two cats, Daisy and Ferris

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Judi Dench

First job? Baby-sitting

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A priest. I became an editor of educational materials.

A book you’d recommend? “Straight Man: A Novel” by Richard Russo

Favorite charity? Shriners Hospital for Children in Chicago

Do you speak another language? French

Do you play an instrument? I play and teach piano.

Hobbies? I volunteer with political organizations. I am volunteering with the St. Charles mayoral race for Ray Rogina. I also volunteer for the Progressive Caucus.

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met Wynton Marsalis and Elie Wiesel.

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