The Last Word

A quick questionnaire with Rachel Grady

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1. Three words someone else would use to describe me are curious, high-energy and entertaining.

2. My greatest professional influence is Werner Herzog.

3. The last book I read was Shantaram.

4. If I could have dinner with anyone living or dead it would be Muammar Qaddafi.

5. Three things I can't live without are eBay, iced coffee and New York City.

6. The most pressing issue facing the world is illiteracy.

7. The most important lesson I ever learned was to surrender.

8. My advice for those just starting out in this profession is to do things from the heart; there will be fewer regrets.

9. My motto is "Avanti!" ("Forward!," in Italian).

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