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Face Time with Mary Gilbert

Mary Gilbert of Batavia was working at Amazing Grace Antiques in Elburn when she answered questions for the Shaw Media's Zachary Van Vuren.
Mary Gilbert of Batavia was working at Amazing Grace Antiques in Elburn when she answered questions for the Shaw Media's Zachary Van Vuren.

Batavia resident Mary Gilbert, 54, was working at Amazing Grace Antiques in Elburn as a dealer when she answered questions for Shaw Media’s Zachary Van Vuren.

Van Vuren: Where did you grow up?
Gilbert: Watertown, N.Y.

Van Vuren: What did you want to be when you grew up?
Gilbert: An archaeologist

Van Vuren: And what did you do?
Gilbert: I've been in management and retail.

Van Vuren: Do you have any family?
Gilbert: I have a husband, three children and five grandchildren.

Van Vuren: Do you have any pets?
Gilbert: I have a dog, Champ, and two cats, Simon and Moe.

Van Vuren: What's your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Gilbert: Cookies and cream

Van Vuren: What's your favorite local restaurant?
Gilbert: Thai Village in Batavia

Van Vuren: What book or movie would you recommend?
Gilbert: "The Color Purple"

Van Vuren: Who would play you in a movie?
Gilbert: Shirley MacLaine

Van Vuren: What is your favorite charity?
Gilbert: Rover Rescue

Van Vuren: What is an interesting fact about yourself?
Gilbert: My nickname is MacGyver.

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