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Geneva resident Susan Smith, 70, was walking her greyhound, Hollister, in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.

Schory: Where did you grow up?

Smith: Chicago

Schory: Do you have any pets?

Smith: Hollister, a greyhound rescue

Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?

Smith: Sally Field

Schory: First job?

Smith: Mowing lawns

Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Smith: An actress, but I became a risk and claims manager for an insurance company

Schory: Book or movie you would recommend?

Smith: “Mamma Mia!”

Schory: Favorite charity?

Smith: Breast Cancer Research Foundation – I am a breast cancer survivor.

Schory: Favorite local restaurant?

Smith: Livia in Geneva

Schory: What is an interesting fact about yourself?

Smith: When I was 18, I auditioned as a dancer for the Dean Martin show when I was 18 and I made the second cut. I had just graduated high school in 1969. They did not pick me because I couldn’t sing.