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Getting to Know: Emma Dale

Tribune Staff • May 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM

This is part of a regular feature, which will normally run on Saturdays, and will appear on the pages of the Grand Haven Tribune and online at grandhaventribune.com.

This week, we’re featuring Emma Dale.

What’s your current job? Intern with the Grand Haven Tribune.

Readers would be surprised to learn that: I’m a politics fanatic.

If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would you pick and why? Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor. I’d pick his brain about politics and the economy.

What’s the coolest place you’ve ever visited? Washington D.C or New York City.

What are your hobbies? Taking photos, being outside, reading, writing.

What’s your favorite restaurant? Morning Star Cafe.

Favorite book? ”Wildflower” by Drew Barrymore.

What class was the most beneficial to you? Pop culture class in high school.

Have you ever met any celebrities? Cody Simpson.

What’s your can’t-live-without piece of technology? My phone.

What’s your favorite app? Instagram.

If you weren’t in your current position, what would you like to do? Join the peace corps and help people in developing countries.

If you could travel back in time to any certain era or event, when/where would you pick and why? Simon and Garfunkel’s Live at Central Park concert in 1982. I’m obsessed with them, and to see them perform together at an event like that would be incredible.

Who was the biggest influence on your life? My parents.

What’s your favorite movie or TV show? ”Almost Famous.”

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Do what you love and the money will come.

What do you love about West Michigan? The lake.

Do you have any pets? A black lab named Tucker.

What’s at the top of your bucket list? Travel and see as much as I can.

What’s your pet peeve? Ignorance and entitlement.

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