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21 Questions

The Union StaffStephanie Burke
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Name: Stephanie Burke.

Age: 18

Town: Grass Valley.

My family: Mom, Debra, and hundreds of adopted relatives.

School: Sierra College.

Year: Freshman.

My best subject: Photography.

The subject I find hardest: Math.

My proudest moment: Finding out I have artwork in a museum in Portugal. My high school teacher took a bunch of art work over there. It was a multilayered photo that was a poster for the “Challenging Space” art show.

What I was like when I was in kindergarten: Horrible. I was a terror. I got sent to the principal’s office the second day I was in kindergarten.

How my friends would describe me: A little creepy at times, but fun to be around.

If you only knew one thing about me, this is what it should be: Unless you give me a reason to dislike you, I will like you.

The one thing that always makes me laugh: Seeing police officers pick their noses.

My favorite movie, and why: “La Jettea,” because it’s a movie based on “12 Monkeys,” all black and white stop images, visually pleasing, like good photography.

The best book I’ve read, and why: “October Country” by Ray Bradbury, because it describes autumn in the embodiment of people.

My favorite music: Anything that makes me feel good to listen to. I like Johnny Cash and Bjork.

My hobbies and interests: Photography, political activism, art, animals, reading.

The place I’d like most to visit: I want to go back to Chiapa, Mexico.

What I want to do with my life: I want to be a visual anthropologist or a fine arts photographer.

What I plan to do to reach my goals: I’ll go to school, obviously, and take advantage of every day that comes my way.

The one thing I’d like to give the world: Knowledge for all people.

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