When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?
09/04/2013 12:00 AM
09/03/2013 1:44 PM
Shelby Sutter, junior, Enochs High School
When I was a little kid, I wanted to be a fairy princess and frolic in a meadow all day.
Dominique Germann, freshman, Modesto Junior College
I wanted to be a veterinarian, but no chickens allowed!
Gabriella Germann, sophomore, Central Valley High
Believe it or not, when I was little, I wanted to be a cat when I grew up. It was a few years later when I realized that wouldn’t happen.
Julie Fogarty, junior, Central Catholic High School
For the longest time, I really wanted to be a marine biologist. I loved reading the “Dolphin Diaries” series when I was younger and I decided that’s what I wanted to do with my life. The characters lived on a yacht and studied dolphins for a living. It sounded like fun!
Taylor Menezes, senior, Central Catholic High School
When I was really young, I wanted to be a paleontologist. Then when I got a little older, I decided I wanted to be a veterinarian or an author. Today, I’m trying to decide between going into the dairy business and being a dairy vet/nutritionist, etc., or becoming a sign language interpreter.
Toshali Katyal, junior, Modesto High School
I went through several phases, from a gardener to astronaut to an author, but for the longest time, I really wanted to become a teacher. I had the urge to teach whichever grade I was currently in at the time! I also wanted to have my own tree house and travel back in time whenever I wanted like Jack and Annie! It may or may not still be a life goal of mine.
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