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Face Time

Face Time with Joan Hansen

Joan Hansen
Joan Hansen

Elburn resident Joan Hansen, 78, was volunteering at the Town and Country Public Library when she answered questions for Shaw Media’s Zachary Van Vuren.

Van Vuren: Where did you grow up?

Hansen: I grew up in Chicago. I’m a Chicago girl.

Van Vuren: What did you want to be when you grew up?

Hansen: I was influenced to be in business. I went to secretarial classes in high school and college.

Van Vuren: Do you have any family?

Hansen: I have three girls – two live in this area and one lives in Maricopa, Ariz. I have eight grandchildren.

Van Vuren: Do you have a book or movie that you would recommend?

Hansen: “Hidden Figures,” the book and the movie. And also “The Zookeeper’s Wife.”

Van Vuren: Do you have a favorite local restaurant?

Hansen: Fireside Grille

Van Vuren: Do you have a favorite charity?

Hansen: The International MS Society

Van Vuren: Do you have an interesting fact about yourself?

Hansen: I volunteered [at the library] from the day we moved to Elburn 22 years ago. It’s my home away from home.

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