Texas 18

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BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

AGE: 46

DATE OF BIRTH (DD/MM/YYYY): 10/07/1965

PLACE OF BIRTH: Dallas, Texas

GENDER: male

ETHNICITY: Caucasian

OCCUPATION: alarm technician for a home-security company

EDUCATION: high school graduate

AREA(S) OF RESIDENCE OUTSIDE REPRESENTATIVE REGION FOR LONGER THAN SIX MONTHS:

He lived in New Mexico for 1 ½ years in the 1980s. Other than that has lived in or around Mesquite, Texas, for most of his life.

OTHER INFLUENCES ON SPEECH: N/A

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RECORDED BY: Courtney Young

DATE OF RECORDING (DD/MM/YYYY): 16/03/2012

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DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): N/A

ORTHOGRAPHIC TRANSCRIPTION OF UNSCRIPTED SPEECH:

I guess now I’ll just kinda tell you what kinda person and what goes on in my life. Uh, I’m from Texas; uh, very hot, very humid, summers are very rough. Uh, winters are nice, no snow, well a little snow. No ice. Uh, not real frigid. I’d rather it be colder but not like it is up North. Uh, but love the lakes here. Uh, love the parks here. Uh, love to boat. Love to fish. Love to hunt. Sports, sports fanatics. Lots of sports venues in Texas. Um, you got the Rangers, the Cowboys, uh the Mavericks. Uh, you know and in the South you got the Spurs, and the Rockets, and all kinds of sports, and I absolutely love them. I’ve seen Dallas in all kinds of playoff games, never a Superbowl. But I’m attached to each one of them. I watch every one of them every time they have a game. Uh, I love the sports venue here; that’s the reason I like North Texas the most and a lot of stuff happening here. A lot of uh World Series, uh Superbowls, uh NBA Championships: everything happening in North Texas a lot lately so that makes me a very happy camper. Uh, but I do enjoy going to the games with family and friends and, uh, and, uh, just have have  a good time. But all in all Texas is a good place: good people, uh, good homes, good friends, good family, big family. Uh, lots of lots of activities together. Lots of, uh, reunions. Lots of, you know, Easter at the park, um, just all kinds of good stuff. Uh, really like being here, really do. Wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.

TRANSCRIBED BY: Courtney Young

DATE OF TRANSCRIPTION (DD/MM/YYYY): 16/03/2012

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