What Did You Want to Be When You Grew Up?
It’s a question we hear a lot when we’re little; then the years pass, and reality sets in. Still, some people manage to grow up to be exactly what they always wanted to be.
I talk all the time about how I’ve wanted to be a radio DJ since I was 12 years old. But when I was really young, I wanted to be something else: a scientist. That’s pretty much as far as I got. I wanted to be a scientist. I think I may have narrowed to down to “chemist” at one point; but my interest in radio bloomed pretty rapidly at that point, and my interest in science was downgraded. (It’s a good thing it was, too, because high school chemistry killed me!)
One of my best friends, on the other hand, has always said he was going to be a doctor. Ever since we were in first grade, that’s all he wanted to be. Today, he’s a pediatrician! So, like I said, some people stick to their guns with this stuff!
How about you? What did you want to be when you grew up? Did you make it happen?