Meet Your Neighbor: Bruce Carmen

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
Bruce Carmen

Favorite music Beatles, Motown, Broadway.

Favorite book(s) The Godfather, The Firm, Presumed Innocent.

Favorite movie(s) Casablanca, Shawshank Redemption, the Sting, Blazing Saddles.

Favorite food anything from the ocean or Asia.

Favorite TV?shows NFL, American Idol, any golf tournament with Tiger Woods playing.

Favorite sports teams Chicago Bears, Boston Red Sox and University of Illinois anything.

If I were to live anywhere else, it would be Southern California either San Diego or Palm Springs.

A cherished childhood memory Playing baseball or going to Fenway Park.

If I had one day to live any way I wished, I would like to A great dinner, a great show, shared with the people I love.

A philosophy I try to live by Nothing ventured, nothing gained; don’t be afraid to fail.

I admire people who are motivated to do the right thing, regardless of the consequences.

People might be surprised to learn I love dogs and babies.

One person I’d like to meet is Jesus Christ.

My dream job would be I think I have it now, although being a Supreme Court Justice for a month or two might be fun.

Advice worth passing on Keep your mind open to new ideas and ways of doing things.

Pet peeves People who judge others without getting to know them.

I’m thankful for a wife who knows me so well and loves me anyway.


Age 53.

Occupation Attorney.

Family Wife, Isabel “Izzi”, daughter, Mindy Hartman, son, Greg Carmen, granddaughter, Olivia Herd.

Residence 209 N. Poplar, Cambridge.

Education University of Illinois, college and law school.


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