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When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

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    woolman60posted 8 years ago

    Remember when you were young before you even knew anything about politics, money, or marriage, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be pro baseball player.

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      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      a caveman. or a beach bum. you should have seen my moms face when I told her that...

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        Paradise7posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Good for you, honey!

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    TheGlassSpiderposted 8 years ago

    Believe it or not - a writer. smile Yay! Living the dream.

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    LegendaryHeroposted 8 years ago

    I wanted to be a rocket scientist.

  4. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 8 years ago

    A Gangster.

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    thooghunposted 8 years ago

    A doctor -> Scientist -> Policeman -> Fireman -> Then I grew up and realized I became easily blood sick -> I am genetically inept at maths -> I'm impulsive -> I enjoy burning things.

    I went with writing instead.

  6. H.C Porter profile image81
    H.C Porterposted 8 years ago

    I wanted to be a youth councilor.

  7. Colebabie profile image58
    Colebabieposted 8 years ago

    Marine biologist or in the medical field. smile

    I would swim and try to increase how long I could hold my breath because I didn't know about scuba gear yet.

    And I would walk around with a notepad asking to feel people's foreheads.

  8. Beth100 profile image74
    Beth100posted 8 years ago

    A neuro brain surgeon specializing in pediatrics.  smile

  9. Stevennix2001 profile image91
    Stevennix2001posted 8 years ago

    well i hope nobody laughs but i used to read a lot of comic books as a kid, so I always wanted to be comic book writer/artist growing up.  sadly, i didn't have much talent for it as all my characters were derived rip offs, as I couldn't come up with a original story to save my life.  lol.  which is probably why my family and friends kept telling me to give it up growing up.  lollollol

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    pinkyleeposted 8 years ago

    as much as i hated school i always wanted to be a teacher ... now im thinkin bout being a jelly belly doc lol

  11. Rafini profile image89
    Rafiniposted 8 years ago

    teacher, math teacher, writer

  12. G Miah profile image81
    G Miahposted 8 years ago

    I always wanted to be a spy, like James Bond 007...

    Nah, actually i wanted to be a bank manager, but looking at the recession and how long it would have took me to get there, i'm happy supporting people get jobs and access training.

  13. Mikel G Roberts profile image80
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

    Bigger, Stronger >>>A Ninja >>>Fireman>>> Cop >>>Secret Agent >>>Superhero  wink

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    Deborah Sextonposted 8 years ago

    First a Nurse but later I wanted to be a doctor.

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    Anolindeposted 8 years ago

    First, a bank teller (I liked the atmosphere of a bank or maybe the smell of money? tongue), then an astronaut (til I watched on TV how they train you by having you spin around on this thing which is supposed to simulate being in a spacecraft or space or something), then a chemist (til I failed chemistry in high school), then an archaeologist (they didn't have this department at the university I attended). 

    I also have always wanted to be a writer, though smile  Unfortunately, I don't think I have much talent for it, but maybe it's more of a problem with fear of rejection and always second guessing myself hmm

  16. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Bigger than my mom. You know, so she could have some back *nods*

  17. Rochelle Frank profile image96
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    I wanted to be a pirate or a cowboy-- but I knew that wasn't allowed for girls, so when I was on the "Art Linkletter Show" I said "singer" (I was told to say that) and I sang "Zip-a-dee-do-dah".

  18. Paradise7 profile image85
    Paradise7posted 8 years ago

    I wanted to be rich and famous, of course.  A real ROCK  star...all that...