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What do you want to be when you grow up? And Why?

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I'm already grown up and none of my plans worked out. I wanted to be a cowboy, an astronaut, a farmer, a cop or president of the US.

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It ain't over til it's over; or until the fat lady sings. Given that, I'd stay away from the opera.
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I should've been a cowboy!!! I should've learned to rope and riiiide!!! :D
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When I grow up I would like to become a teacher. Teachers are the most intelligent people because they tend to have even the great leaders in their class. Most of the people look down upon their jobs but the fact still remain that teachers are great people.

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My son is a teacher. A very noble profession. The ability to shape the lives of a new generation. Priceless!
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Same here.
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I would want to have a career in music or dancing , I always loved to dance and I love to sing its one of the things I love the most (:

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Cool. I love singing too!
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an animal handler (to play with unique animals).

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I'd like t be a star quarterback or free safety in the NFL, but that's pretty far-fetched. I think I have the potential of becoming a New York Times best selling author.

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That's awesome! I love creative writing. I'm currently working on my book called "The little writer that could". :)
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Is that a children's book? I like to write action/adventure/thrillers.
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No it isn't. It's a romantic comedy. I love writing romance and horror.
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I have no clue what the heck I wanna do anymore.......

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Hello??? Did you read my answer? Be a freaking princess!!!
Like a boss.
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Ooh! I'd love to be a princess! That's what I'm gonna be when I grow up :)
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Perfect :D
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im already grown so i love my job in construction remodeling houses building them... recently i started writing songs and writing screenplays

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I wanna be a professional fighter! Even if not for a popular mma company (UFC, Pride etc.) even though that is me big dream. I would love to be in the UFC!

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I would like a career in medicine. I either want to be a trauma surgeon a vascular surgeon or an oncologist.

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I'm still trying to decide, because I don't plan to grow up any time soon. Doesn't look like the"grown ups" have enough fun, to me. Stay a kid at heart.

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That is the secret to life!
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I agree! :)
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whats the secret to life... I need to know = /
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I was told the secret to life was to stay a kid at heart.... I am almost constantly in a fetal position. I think people think I am nuts
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@hawk.... Still trying to figure that out myself. :/
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@Sean: Straighten up right now! Now get outside, and PLAY. Go on, GO!
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@Raven: You tell him, Mom!
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A princess!!! :D

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Because, we'll, princesses are awesome.
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An English teacher because Lord knows that kids need to learn how to spell, have proper grammar, ect. O.o

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Das only cause isa can't spits tween bofe teef likes you yet
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Best: intellect F Factor :)
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A psychologist because I love having a deeper understanding of humans and the way we think and why we do what we do.
I love reading and writing and I've been told that that's where my strengths are mostly, so I'd like to be a part-time writer too.

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Navy SEAL because The training may be intense, but it sets you apart from everybody else. It has been said time and time again that the SEALs go through the most rigorous military training there is no denying this. Plus, it would be a awesome job too.

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That's wonderful! Good luck to you :)
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Amazing! They're probably the most elite branch. Great choice, and good luck!
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Wait. What? (looks at rulebook)
i hafta grow up?
Living life backwards has its benefits :-)

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Nooooo!!! Neeevvvver grow up!
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Don't grow up . It's a trick !!

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It IS a trick... and not a very nice one either. Lol
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Sean , your right it's not a nice one ..
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Tell me about it. Lol
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Happy 4 th !!
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but today is the 5th.
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psstt. happy 4th to you too Vanessa. Hope you had a fun one.
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I'm in a different time zone as you , now . When I wrote that I should have look at the clock !
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LOL... It was 2:OO my time. Should have been 1:00 your time. I double checked.

How are you? Havent seen you on as much lately... You must be keeping busy.
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A dragon that spits fire.Why?Why not..

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I want to become a PTSD, Depression and anxiety social work for Military kids.. Because I am a military kid and I know how hard it is when your parent leaves you for almost a year and they miss out on almost every birthday, school event, driving test and everything else.

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When i grow up, i want to be a paleantoligist when . A paleantoligist is someone who studies dinos. I really like dinOS!!!!!!!!!!! I WILL NEVER RETIRE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NEVER!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I love science and math. So I might be some kind of scientist, maybe physicist or astronomer.
I love animals. So I may be a biologist or marine biologist.
I love ancient history(and Indy!!!XD). So I may be an archaeologist.
I love airplanes/spaceships and space. So I may be a part-time fighter pilot or astronaut(but sadly the space program got canceled :(

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I love science too! I'm majoring in mechanical engineering
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I want to become a singer or a musician (playing the saxophone). This because I love music and I love playing. So why not get paid to do what you love? If I played the saxophone I would like to perform in a symphonic orchestra (tenor) or in backup for popular songs. If I sang I think I could do almost anything except a choir. But I would love to be like P!nk or Adele. I want to learn to play bass so my friend and I could form a band too :). I would even become a music teacher.

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Good luck!!! I hope you do well with your career as a musician or teacher!!!
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thanks :)
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I play the sax too!!! My main one is the alto, but I also know soprano and tenor. (I haven't tried bari yet, but it's an Eb instrument like the alto so it should be easy.) I'm actually the lead saxophone in my school's marching band. I hope to be a good musician as well as a mechanical engineer after college.
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My main is tenor but i started on alto... Im a sophomore so im not 1st chair... maybe this year since it's a 9/10 grade band and it normally goes by seniority... my friend plays bari and she likes it a lot. Its just more air.....
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Awesome! Good luck!
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The thing is, I became lead alto because I was confidant, but not arrogant. What band instructors don't realize is that they need kids to be put into leadership positions to become good leaders. I was once just one of the people set in the middle chairs, but what changed me was when I finally made first chair and got a whole bunch of responsibilities. Just making first chair doesn't make you good for the job. When I became first, I was given different tasks. I had to play a solo in our marching routine, make sure the saxes were ready to play their parts in the drill, etc. I learned how to play louder and more confidant because of the responsibility I now have. Do you understand what I mean? Confidence is the key. Don't get me wrong, practicing is the most important thing to do. Although, there's thousands of others who know their twelve major scales and can sight read good. But what separates the good from the great is how much confidence you have when you play. You may know how to play a solo, but the drum major doesn't want someone to play a solo if the soloist is too scared to play loud. I made first in my sophomore year and now I'm a junior and I've kept my position. It's really not at all as hard as people say it is. The people that say music is hard are those who don't practice. Don't listen to those people. Anyways, good luck, and I'm sure you'll do awesome when you audition for your part!
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Well thanks. I was talking about concert band because there's a junior that is probably going to lead our group in marching band since marching band is 9-12 and concert is 9/10. Thanks for the advice and I think that I will be more confident in November when concert band starts.
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Oh, lol. Still applies. Anyways, it was nice talking to a fellow saxophonist! :)
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I have 4 choices: being an animal shelter owner, architect, singer, or an explorer who makes scientific discoveries.

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I want to play in the pit of Broadway musicals with my French horn. I love music and playing what I do best! Ever since I went to go see The Phantom of the Opera and a friend showed me around (the pit) I was hooked! I would love to pursue this as a career! :)

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I want to be a pastor, a missionary, and a author, be a famous drummer/singer make movies, be an actor. :)

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Oh my gosh! I forgot why..... Because I love God, and Want to spread the gospel, I have a huge imagination, so my books and movies will be EPIC and I play the drums. lol
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I want to be a musician when I grow up.

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So do I! Well... aside from engineering that is. I play the saxophone (any type... soprano, alto, tenor bari, etc.). I'm also trying to learn flute and clarinet at the moment because people who give gigs want people who can play multiple instruments of their type. Mine is woodwind.
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I play cello, violin, viola, piano, and guitar
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Awesome! I see you're a fan of the stringed instruments. :D
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You must be a fan of orchestral pieces if you're involved in that class of instrument. I like jazz, but classical music is actually my favorite to play on the sax. People think the sax is just a jazz instrument, but some of the best classical music is composed for the sax. For example, La Ronde Des Lutins by Antonio Bazzini was transcribed and played by a sax, and it was originally meant for the violin. ;)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8m0ekjYeFY
It's actually the piece that I'm working on at the moment.
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A magician

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I'm majoring right now in mechanical engineering, but I also hope to be a great saxophone player. I'm already pretty good at the sax... improvisation, jazz vs. classical tone, major/minor scales, etc... but I still have much to learn before I can be considered a professional.

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I want to be a marine biologist because I am fascinated by marine life and I love science and I've thought a lot about it and planned everything out :)

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when I grow up I would love to be a model. I don't know exactly my favorite thing about it, when ever I model with my cousin for my instagram account ,Ziara Marie, I just cant stop smiling

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I want to be a pastry chef. I've loved it since I was little and I've always been really good at it. I'm planning on going to college and earning a business degree, then opening a bakery of my own, then have a farm, so I can bring in fresh eggs and milk for baking and stuff. OOH, and i'm going to take classes at some place like lecoule coullinare (I don't know how to spell french words :P)

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That's awesome! It sounds like a job you'd never get bored of.
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Oh, never. It'll always keep me busy for sure. It's something that I always will do because it's a passion:)
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Either a singer, actress, or a dermatologist. Because I love singing/music, acting, and money. $_$

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I kind of have many ideas in mind: an author, pianist, religious history teacher, or environmental studies. I have a huge range of interests, which can be helpful in not being super picky but at the same time difficult choosing what's best :/

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An author because I love writing and I would rather be an unsuccessful poor author living off ramen noodles than rich with a depressing or boring job. Also i'm gonna be a photographer on the side or just as a hobby. :}

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pilot the feeling of being free

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