Barbara Reese Boren

Profile Updated: December 19, 2018
Occupation: Retired
Children/Grandchildren: Jana, Julie, Jill and Rachel
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School Story: What have you done since 1962?

Hastings College BA
Ohio State Masters
University of Virginia Doctorate

College teacher 10 years
Classroom teacher 6 years
State Department at US Embassies 5 years

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?

I've lived all over the world and there is a favorite saying in the State Department that "no place in the world has all your favorite things." I can't think of a favorite place I'd like to live but there are many I'd still like to visit. South Africa and India are my top choices for visiting.

Where is the farthest you have gone on vacation?


Who was your favorite/most influential teacher?

Miss Shidler and Miss Ferris

How old were you when you got married the first/only time?


How and in what ways have you changed since high school?

I'm not shy any more.

What has been the best part of your life?

The 5 years I worked for the State Department

What music/musicians do you listen to, besides Oldies, of course.

Oldies, folk music

What is on YOUR "Bucket List?"

South Africa and India

Do you stay in touch with any classmates? Who?

Susan Scott

Who did you march with at graduation?

Judy Paisley

What did you think you would do after high school?

I didn't know.

What is your favorite TV show? Do you watch Reality TV? Why or Why Not?

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
I don't watch reality TV.
I'm a news addict. I watch MSNBC, CNN, BBC, etc

What would your classmates be most surprised to know about you?

All the dangerous places I've been to and things I've done.

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