Mountain View Voice

For the Record - December 23, 2011

Voices Around Town

Asked in downtown Mountain View. Photos and interviews by Anna Li.

What is the most memorable gift you have given or received?

"Last Christmas, my brother, who has an interesting sense of humor, gave me a Mr. Hankey figurine."

Drew Plant, Mountain View

"The worst gift I ever received was from my mom. It was a bag of scrunchies from Thailand. They were knock-off Louis Vuitton scrunchies."

Jessica Bonham, Mountain View

"The most memorable gift I ever received was when I received a nurse's kit. I was 5 years old. I've worked as a nurse for the last 46 years."

Beverly Barefield, Mountain View

"The most memorable gift I've given is the one that I just made. I made some jazz Christmas tunes and mailed them off to people. It was more personal and I had a lot of fun making it."

Jarrell Irvin, Mountain View

"I gave a stranger an iPhone. I overheard a conversation where someone was talking about his iPod being broken. I was updating to the new iPhone that day so I just decided to give it to him."

Charles Hull, Sunnyvale

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