Baxter, Aislinn

You're Not The Only One

My Interview

I interviewed my dad, Chris Baxter

What years were you in middle school?

1980 & 1981

What kinds of music, movies, and fashions were popular at the time?

Led Zeppelin, ACDC, Kiss, Jaws, and long hair

What were your favorite activities in middle school? What were your hobbies and interests?

Band, jogging, swimming, and being a paperboy

What jobs/interests/activities do you have now? Is there a connection between what you like back then and what you enjoy today?

Running is still enjoyable, he still loves the ocean, and he is now a professor of ocean engineering at URI

What was the best part of middle school?

Meeting new people

What was the worst part?

Many kids were bullied and beaten up

How would you describe your middle school self?

Awkward, still learning about himself, and outgoing

What advice about growing up would you give to kids my age?

Be kind and work hard

Did you like any girls?

About 3...

What job did you want to have at that age?

An archeologist or a marine biologist