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Face Time with Rick Brinkman

Rick Brinkman
Rick Brinkman

Geneva resident Rick Brinkman, 72, was getting coffee at The Corner Grind in Elburn when he answered questions for Shaw Media’s Zachary Van Vuren.

Van Vuren: Where did you grow up?
Brinkman: La Grange

Van Vuren: What did you want to be when you grew up?
Brinkman: A surgeon

Van Vuren: And what did you do?
Brinkman: General surgery

Van Vuren: Do you have any family?
Brinkman: I have three children and four grandchildren. My wife and I recently had our 40th wedding anniversary.

Van Vuren: Do you have a favorite local charity?
Brinkman: Food for Health

Van Vuren: Do you have a favorite ice cream flavor?
Brinkman: Caramel English toffee

Van Vuren: Do you have a book or movie you want to recommend?
Brinkman: “Basic Economics” by Thomas Sowell

Van Vuren: Who would play you in a movie?
Brinkman: Tom Selleck

Van Vuren: What’s an interesting fact about yourself?
Brinkman: I’ve been on mission trips to Haiti three times, the Philippines twice, Bolivia and Kenya.

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