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The Word from the Street
Occupation: Pastor, St. Vincent de Paul Church
Answer: "Best thing about getting older. Don't know as much as you thought you did. Can't do as much as you thought you could do. And you finally realize that's OK."
Answer: "The free Book Thing is the best ever. I am addicted to it. I wish it was Saturday now."
Occupation: Tattoo artist, studio owner
Answer: "Being happy. I don't know. Being a father."
Occupation: Sales consultant, Jerry's Chevrolet
Answer: "All sports--all teams. We've got lacrosse, basketball, baseball, football and hockey. College and pro. You've got the whole variety."
Occupation: General manager, PDQ Hour Photo
Answer: "The freedom we enjoy."
Occupation: Mail carrier
Answer: "Our weather. No hurricanes. No tornados. No floods. Good all around. A little bit of everything."
Answer: "I don't live in Baltimore, but the Science Center has the best stuff to skate. The guards don't harass you."
Occupation: Owner, PDQ Hour Photo
Answer: "I meet a lot of strange people. Raising my kids. Proud to be a female business owner."
Occupation: Gallery assistant
Answer: "Going away, then coming back. It's like a new city."
Occupation: Security, Walters Art Museum
Answer: "I got a good job at the Walters for 22 years. And good friends."
Occupation: Level 2 operator, Baltimore High Flyer
Answer: "It's all very relative. First you take a ride on the balloon, then I'll Answer."(so, after the ride): "Storms."
Occupation: Taxi driver
Answer: "I've been to California, New York, Puerto Rico. This maybe isn't the best but I think the transit system is the best. Better than Louisiana. And we need a casino."
Occupation: Project manager, collecting from parking meters
Answer: "Depends. Certain areas are better than others. We collect in different areas all over the city. The Inner Harbor is the best because all people go there. It's got a good mixture of people."
Occupation: Mail handler, U.S. Post Office
Answer: "Where I'm going now. the Inner Harbor. It is very beautiful. It has progressed over the last 20 years."
Occupation: Full-time mother
Answer: "It's a very affordable place to live. Baltimore has a rich history and interesting neighborhoods. All different flavors."
Occupation: Host at the Washington Monument
Answer: "The people of Baltimore are the best."
Occupation: Manager, the Love Zone
Answer: "My children."
Age: "Early 20s"
Answer: "I don't think I know you well enough to answer."
Occupation: Finance manager, Jerry's Chevrolet
Answer: "Going to Camden Yards."
Occupation: ManAger of Falls Road Laundry
Answer: "Clean living-clean life. Be nice if we were a drug-free city but we're not. I've lived in Hampden my entire life, and I've seen it go downhill."
Occupation: Salesclerk, the Love Zone
Answer: "My child."
Answer: "The water. I don't have any where I live. The spring ran dry."
Occupation: Funeral director
Answer: "I need a day to think about it. Good health and living."
Occupation: Business owner, Animal Images
Answer: "Jesus Christ."
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