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Publication Date: Friday, April 01, 2005

Voices Around Town Voices Around Town (April 01, 2005)

What did you want to be when you were young, and what do you do now?

Asked at the Mountain View Farmers Market. Pictures and interviews by Allison Gerard.


"I always wanted to be a lawyer. Now I'm a product manager."

Catherine Van Zuylen, MountainView

"I thought I wanted to be a doctor, but I ended up doing corporate communication e-mail marketing."

Donna Hokama, Palo Alto

"I wanted to be an astronaut, but as I aged, my fear of death increased, so I took a job as a managing director in sales."

Erik Koland, Los Altos

"I wanted to be an architect, and now I'm a scientist."

Jeremy Theil and son Andy, Mountain View


  "I wanted to be a solo artist and play the guitar and sing. I do it now as my hobby, not as my career. I'm a purchasing agent now."

Darla Saunders, Sunnyvale


  "I wanted to be an aerospace engineer, and now I do consumer marketing."

Tyler Hokama, Palo Alto


  "I wanted to be an architect, and now I'm a software engineer."

Stephanie Schaaf, Mountain View


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