What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?

Castle Crane
“Castle Crane” by Jesse Wagstaff, on Flickr used under CC BY 2.0

What was the most memorable event in 1998? Some people would argue that it was the year defined by Bill Clinton denying his “sexual relations” with Monica Lewinsky. Others would say it was the year Google was founded in Menlo Park, California. For me, however, 1998 was marked by my exploits in 5th grade. I was informed that the plural form of test is in fact tests, not testes. Pokemon cards were released in December of that year, which brought on a renewed obsession with catching ‘em all. Finally, it was the first time I heard the timeless question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

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