MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Leslie Lynn DiFilippo, 21, Grass Valley |

MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Leslie Lynn DiFilippo, 21, Grass Valley

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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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