MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Leslie Lynn DiFilippo, 21, Grass Valley
How long I’ve lived in Nevada County: Since July of 2001.
Why I like living here: All the trees remind me of home. I’m closer to part of my family and better job opportunities.
What I do in my spare time: Anything that sounds fun, clean, cook, or visit with family.
My family: Dad; Hazel; sisters Rose, Jeanne, Theresa and Sarah; nephew, Austin; grandpa Myers; my father’s side in Ohio; my mom’s side in Oakland; mom; Bilbo and brother-in-law, Robert.
Best friend: Tim Ruiz.
Favorite food: My very own deep-fried ravioli with dipping sauce.
Pets: We have three Betas and a cat.
Job: I’m a cashier at Flyers on Brunswick.
What I like about my job: Making people smile.
What I would change about my job: There would be no drive-offs and no rude customers.
The best job I ever had: I guess this would be it. I’ve only had this one.
If I won a million: I’d buy a truck, put a bunch in the bank and who knows what else.
My favorite vacation: Was just in September. I went to Ohio and made friends with my family that I haven’t seen in seven years.
My dream vacation: To travel the world.
My greatest accomplishment: Moving out of Butte County, getting a job and supporting myself.
What I’d change about the world: There would be less mean people, no world hunger and inflation wouldn’t be out of control.
The most important lessons I’ve learned: Don’t trust everyone you meet and watch what you spend. Is it a need or a want?
The people who have made the biggest difference in my life: My mom and dad.
My hero: My high school teachers Meigs Meyer and Ken Huff.
The best book I’ve read recently: I don’t read very often.
My personal theme song: “Break Stuff” by Limp Bizkit most of the time. For the other times, it’s “Eight Days a Week” by The Beatles.
Favorite TV show: “The Simpsons.”
A movie I’d recommend: “Brain Scan.”
What you should know about me: I’m really friendly and love to laugh. I love a huge family and tons of friends. And I’m a truthful person.
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