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Face Time with Bill Olmstead

Bill Olmstead
Bill Olmstead

Streamwood resident Bill Olmstead, 71, was working at his daughter's community garden at the Hickory Knolls Nature Center in St. Charles, when he answered eight questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Cicero

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Antonio Banderas

First job? Paper boy

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? No idea, but I became a computer guy – a systems analyst. And I wrote programs.

A movie you'd recommend? "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

Favorite charity? Salvation Army

Favorite local restaurant? JuRin Japanese Restaurant in South Elgin and Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met Bill "Moose" Skowron at a party at my wife's work. He was a first baseman for the New York Yankees.

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