Your Turn/Laura Williams
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Your Turn/Laura Williams

Laura Williams and her husband Shawn have two amazing daughters, Olivia and Bailey. She is a third grade co-teacher at Rooney Elementary School. Williams was born and raised in Quincy. Go Big Blue!

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Your Turn/Gale Rublee
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Your Turn/Gale Rublee

Gale Rublee, 57, was born near the shores of Lake Memphremagog in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont during gale force winds, the youngest of four children. Her life's work is to foster compassion and understanding, encourage creative expression and connect

Your Turn/Gretchen Forsythe
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Your Turn/Gretchen Forsythe

Gretchen Forsythe, 73, is a retired social worker who was raised on a dairy farm in Schuyler County near Rushville, Ill. She and her husband Lyle raised their children, Joe and Crystal, and have called Camp Point home since 1967.

Your Turn/J. David Gilbert
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Your Turn/J. David Gilbert

J. David Gilbert, 30, grew up in Manchester, Mo., where his mother put him in the Scouting program for male adult role models. Gilbert earned a B.S. in corporate communications from Southeast Missouri State University.

Your Turn/Jessie Shoopman
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Your Turn/Jessie Shoopman

Jessie Shoopman, 31, is a field staff at Illinois FBFM where she works with farm owners and operators to prepare taxes and financial statements. She is married to her sweet husband, Casey, and has a daughter, Allison.

Your Turn/Mike Young
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Your Turn/Mike Young

Mike Young, 38, is director of Christian formation/campus ministry at Quincy Notre Dame High School. He also works part-time at his family's business, Savemore Carpets. Young and his beautiful wife Mandy have six kids.

Your Turn/Stephanie Dickens
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Your Turn/Stephanie Dickens

Stephanie Dickens, 33, works for Quincy Public Schools in the Human Resources Department and is the before and after school child care coordinator.

Your Turn/Erin Waters
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Your Turn/Erin Waters

Erin Waters, 43, was born and raised in rural northeastern North Carolina and lived on a farm there for most of her life. She is married to the love of her life, William, and has two amazing kids.

Your Turn/Ryan Jacquot
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Your Turn/Ryan Jacquot

Ryan Jacquot, 38, grew up on a family farm in Basco and lives there today with wife Adrienne and three children -- Parker, 6, Quinn, 4 and Jensen, six months.

Your Turn/Emily Pool
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Your Turn/Emily Pool

Emily Pool, 39, is the wife of Nate, mom of two girls, Madeline and Aubrey, and a third-grade teacher at Rooney to 22 sweet kiddos. (Go Foxes!). Pool grew up in Springfield, went to Illinois College and landed in Q-town for jobs (thanks Hayes and QFD!).