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Face Time with Ronnie Griffith

Published: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 5:30 a.m. CST

Ronnie Griffith, 45, was at a group garage sale in St. Charles when she answered 10 questions for Kane County Chronicle intern Melissa Hutter.

Where did you grow up? I was born in Honolulu, but I grew up in Geneva.

Pets? A Shiba Inu named Lilly, the smallest of the spitz breed of dog from Japan

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Bette Midler

First job? Taco Bell in St. Charles

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to play roller derby. I am a part-time stay-at-home mom, and I work part-time for the school district.

A book you'd recommend? "The Hiding Place" by Corrie Ten Boom, written by Ten Boom with John and Elizabeth Sherrill

Favorite charities? Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin and March of Dimes Foundation, which funds research and works to end premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality.

What game show would you be on? "The Price is Right"

Favorite local restaurant? El Taco Grande in Batavia

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I was a spokesperson for March of Dimes. My twin daughters were born prematurely. And my hobby is making Bottle Bling, jewelry to put on wine bottles. 

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