New Hampshire 2

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 40s

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PLACE OF BIRTH: Merrimack, New Hampshire

GENDER: female

ETHNICITY: Caucasian

OCCUPATION: special-education teacher

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Subject is the mother of subject New Hampshire 1.

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I live in Merrimack, New Hampshire.  I have been here for almost 20 years.  I’ve been married for almost 20 years.  I have two teenage daughters, which is one of the most trying things I have ever tried to do, live and survive in this atmosphere. Uh, I’m a teacher, Special Ed. teacher.  I work with, um, 5- and 6-year olds, and I’ve been doing that for … hmmm, this is my fourteenth year.  I’ve been teaching special-needs children for 22 years.  And I love it.  I just find it very rewarding. Um, I skipped most of the family, didn’t I? [Laughs]  I wonder if that was a Freudian slip.  Um, let’s see, my husband is a teacher.  Oh!  I should talk about the Krista McAuliffe Sabbatical that I’ve just applied for. I’m really hoping I get it.  Uh, that is, um, they grant one teacher in the state of New Hampshire, um, a sabbatical, a full-paid sabbatical for a year to work on a creative and innovative project.  And mine will be Dr. You-Can-Do-Science.  It’s a, uh, curriculum that I’ve designed for teaching science to 5-, 6-, 7- and 8-year old children, and it’s awesome!  Maybe you’ll read about me. Uh, sports.  I love sports.  I love to ski, and I’m just learning how to snowboard, which — I’m smokin’ on the slopes. Um, I love to water ski, swim, um, bike ride, run, walk, dance, anything moving, as hyperactive people love to do. Plans?  I have big plans for the doctor; Dr. Science, I’ve already talked to you about that.  That’s a goal of mine, to spread the word and make some money.  That would be sweet. Um, I’m taking saxophone lessons for a year and a half, and I’m much better than I was a year ago.  I really love to play the saxophone.  I won’t play that for you now, though, so that’ll be a good thing.  Oh, photography! I’ve been shootin’ pictures for a year and a half, mostly color, and, um … I haven’t done black-and-whites yet, but I’m — I’ve got some pretty good luck with the color shots.  And, I love to park my car in Harvard Yard. …

TRANSCRIBED BY: Jacqueline Baker

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 16/01/2008

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