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The Last Word-Brittney Villmer

Brittney Villmer
AmeriCorps VISTA, Pathways For Change

What is your chief characteristic?
I would like to think a sense of humor, but all my friends tell me I’m not funny.

What do you appreciate most about your friends?
That they can laugh at themselves (and me)

Who is your favorite hero in fiction?
Atticus Finch

Who is your favorite heroine in fiction?
Beatrix Kiddo, a.k.a. “The Bride,” a.k.a. “Black Mamba”

What is the best thing you have ever won?
My pet goldfish, Fluffy

What is the worst idea you’ve ever had?
Trying to pass the Kentucky State Insurance Exam without studying (It didn’t go well.)

What is your favorite food?
Chocolate chip cookies

Which talent would you most like to have?
I would want to be able to do the Vulcan salute (“live long and prosper”), but my hands aren’t talented enough.

What movie do you love to watch repeatedly?
“The Count of Monte Cristo”

What was your most embarrassing moment?
My first day of classes my junior year of college, I walked across campus to my car after my last class. When I got to my car, I realized my dress was tucked under my backpack. I walked nearly a half-mile showing everyone on campus my underwear.

What historical figure do you despise the most?
Richard Nixon. Although there are many more heinous people in history, he created distrust for the American government that the public will possibly never overcome.

What TV show is your guilty pleasure?
“So You Think You Can Dance”

What is the last book you read?
“Women in Combat: Civic Duty or Military Liability?” by Lorry M. Fenner and Marie E. deYoung

What is your theme song?
“In My Life” by The Beatles