The Union StaffNicole Fanaro
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Age: 22

Where I live: Grass Valley.

How long I’ve lived in Nevada County: Two months.

Why I like living here: I have family here.

What I do in my spare time: Go clubbing and read books.

My family: Jennifer Lopez, my sister.

Best friend: Stephanie Iven.

Favorite food: Chocolate.

Job: Mechanic at Foothill Car Care.

What I like about my job: The hands-on part.

What I would change about my job: The fact that it’s a male-dominated work area, and that people don’t trust that women can be mechanics, too.

The best job I ever had: Being a diesel mechanic in the military.

If I won a million: I’d take my family to Disney World.

My favorite vacation: Serving in Korea.

My dream vacation: Go back to Korea.

My greatest accomplishment: Graduating from Army basic training.

If I could relive my life, I would: Not change a thing!

What I’d change about the world: I would make all sex offenders get capital punishment.

The most important lessons I’ve learned: One person’s life is no more valuable than another.

The people who have made the biggest difference in my life: My drill sergeants.

My hero: My daddy, Len Fanaro.

The best book I’ve read recently: “Violets Are Blue” by James Patterson.

My personal theme song: “Don’t Call Me Baby” by Ultra-Nate.

Favorite TV show: “American Dreams.”

A movie I’d recommend: “Serendipity,” with John Cusack.

What you should know about me: I can do anything a man can do … only better! (just kidding). I like to hike and rappel and do all the outdoor stuff.

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