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New York: Farris Libsey

New York

Name: Farris Libsey.

Time of birth: 1928.

Occupation title(s), both real and desired-in-another-lifetime? Retired electrician.

How would you describe your look? Well, I look the best I can every day.

What do people think when they see you on the street? A lot of people give me compliments.

Who are some of your heroes? I don’t have heroes. Not a sports fans or anything either.

What makes you laugh? Good jokes.

Fill in the blank: “Most of the people I see around town look ______”: Nice. But I can really only pay attention to how I dress.

Five words that sound great: Good, marvelous, wonderful, beautiful, glorious.


Rosecrans Baldwin co-founded TMN with publisher Andrew Womack in 1999. He is the author of three books, including his latest novel The Last Kid Left (NPR’s Best Books of the Year). His nonfiction appears in a variety of magazines, mostly GQ. More information can be found at rosecransbaldwin.com. More by Rosecrans Baldwin

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