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09.30.09

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Hillel Rom

Ten Questions for Hillel Rom

The brains behind the Breakaway College Access Project talks about his favorite streets, pet peeves and more.


What do you do for a living?
  A soccer trainer.

What would you be doing if you weren't doing that?
Traveling around the world with my wife.

What do you do in your free time?
Watch professional soccer on TV, i.e., English premier league, Spanish La Liga and Italian Siera A.  

What brought you to Santa Cruz?
  Came to visit Ian Browde 30 years ago, still visiting ...

What's your favorite street?
  Ocean View Ave.

Name something you're excited about.
Breakaway College Access Project, a program in Watsonville that assists soccer-playing youth getting into college

Name a pet peeve.
Ironically, dog owners that refuse to pick up after their dogs in parks and beaches.

What are you reading?
Leap Before You Look, by Arjuna Ardagh.

What's the most important thing you've learned in the last three years?
That forgiving is so very hard and we need to do it.

Recent personal food trend?
  Roasted beets with truffle oil and goat cheese.


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