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Face Time

Face Time with Susan Smith

Get to know Geneva resident

Susan Smith
Susan Smith

Geneva resident Susan Smith, 70, was walking her greyhound, Hollister, in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Schory: Where did you grow up?

Smith: Chicago

Schory: Do you have any pets?

Smith: Hollister, a greyhound rescue

Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?

Smith: Sally Field

Schory: First job?

Smith: Mowing lawns

Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Smith: An actress, but I became a risk and claims manager for an insurance company

Schory: Book or movie you would recommend?

Smith: “Mamma Mia!”

Schory: Favorite charity?

Smith: Breast Cancer Research Foundation – I am a breast cancer survivor.

Schory: Favorite local restaurant?

Smith: Livia in Geneva

Schory: What is an interesting fact about yourself?

Smith: When I was 18, I auditioned as a dancer for the Dean Martin show when I was 18 and I made the second cut. I had just graduated high school in 1969. They did not pick me because I couldn’t sing.

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