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On Sun, 13 Dec 15 19:46:47 UTC Cheryl Barnette (59) answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
The loss of my mother
Where would you like to live?
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
Everlasting life
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Alice Walker's (s)heroes
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Anyone having to do with civil rights and desegregation
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
Harriet Tubman
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Names escape me now
Your favorite painter?
Da Vinci
Your favorite musician?
John Lennon
The quality you most admire in a man?
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Your favorite virtue?
Your favorite occupation?
Typing, reading and writing
Who would you have liked to be?
A teacher
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Their undying love
What is your principle defect?
Lack of discipline
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To be deprived of an education
What would you like to be?
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
Grey parrot
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Mark Twain
Who are your favorite poets?
Emerson, Thoreau and Poe
Who are your heroes in real life?
My mother and father
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
Joan of Arc
What are your favorite names?
Not sure what this means exactly, but, all of my brothers' and sisters' middle names
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
What event in military history do you most admire?
Civil War
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
How would you like to die?
In my sleep surrounded by family
What is your present state of mind?
I so agree with Proust's answer!
What is your motto?
I don't have one at the time

I was never a lover of fiction for some reason, even as a child. I do not know an awful lot of authors in this genre for that reason, but as I age, fiction is all I crave.

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