MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Randy Snethen, 50 |

MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Randy Snethen, 50

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Where I live: Grass Valley

How long I’ve lived in Nevada County: 12 years

Why I like living here: It’s beautiful.

What I do in my spare time: Work at Ralphs

My family: Sister, Marsha Lyon; nephew, Chad Lyon

Best friend: Patrick Thomas

Favorite food: Ice cream

Job: I work at Ralphs as a courtesy clerk.

The best job I ever had: Working at Ralphs.

If I won a million: Give half to local charity and buy myself a home and buy Patrick a home.

My favorite vacation: Disneyland

My dream vacation: Disneyland – with good friends.

My greatest accomplishment: Working at Ralphs.

What I’d change about the world: I wouldn’t change anything,

The most important lessons I’ve learned: To be nice to people.

The people who have made the biggest difference in my life: Patrick Thomas and my parents.

My hero: My nephew, Chad Lyon.

The best book I’ve read recently: The Bible

My personal theme song: Anything by Stevie Wonder or Peter Gabriel

Favorite TV show: “WWE Wrestling,” “Charmed”

A movie I’d recommend: All Disney movies

What you should know about me: I’m a kind and loving person.

A secret I’ve never told anyone before now: None.

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