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Face Time with Lou DeRose

Published: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

Glen Ellyn resident Lou DeRose, 62, was at Art in Your Eye in Batavia when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Chicago

Pets? Four cats named Sammy, BeBe, Katrina and Mia

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Brad Pitt

First job? Paper boy for the Chicago American Newspaper

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? When I was in second grade, I said I wanted to be a garbage man, and the nun made me stand in a garbage can for about an hour. I wanted to drive a truck. I liked trucks. I became mechanic and got a degree in engineering. Then I went to law school and became an environmental lawyer.

A book you’d recommend? “A History of American Law,” by Lawrence M. Friedman

Favorite charity? All the good causes

What game show would you be on? “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”

Favorite local restaurant? Francesca’s by the River in St. Charles

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met Sigourney Weaver and Emilio Estevez while skiing in the mountains.

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