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Poll: What did you want to be when you grew up?

Think back to your earliest memory of your decision for what you wanted to be when you grew up.

Discuss the list here.

Make Your Choice

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    Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

    A nurse.
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    William Baldwin and Kurt Russell in Backdraft (1991)

    A firefighter.
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    CHiPs (1977)

    A police officer.
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    Billy Crystal, Bruno Kirby and Daniel Stern in City Slickers (1991)

    A ranch hand.
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    "Marcus Welby, M.D." James Brolin circa 1969

    A doctor.
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    Ed Harris, Lance Henriksen, Dennis Quaid, Scott Glenn, Charles Frank, Scott Paulin and Fred Ward in The Right Stuff (1983)

    An astronaut.
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    Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Swing Time (1936)

    A dancer.
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    Michelle Pfeiffer in Dangerous Minds (1995)

    A teacher.
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    Wolfgang Puck

    A chef.
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    Christopher Reeve in Superman (1978)

    A superhero.
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    Michael Douglas in Wall Street (1987)

    A stockbroker or banker.
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    KISS

    A rock star.
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    "All the President's Men" Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford 1976 Warner Brothers

    A reporter.
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    Jack Black and Melonie Diaz in Be Kind Rewind (2008)

    An actor.
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    Charlie Sheen in Platoon (1986)

    A soldier.
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    Stephen J. Cannell

    A writer.
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    Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

    A spy.
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    Steve McQueen in Le Mans (1971)

    A racecar driver.
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    Tom Cruise in Top Gun (1986)

    A pilot.
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    Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci and Paul Sorvino in Goodfellas (1990)

    A gangster.
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    Sylvester Stallone and Carl Weathers in Rocky (1976)

    A professional athlete.
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    Freaks (1932)

    A circus performer.
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    Rex Harrison in Doctor Dolittle (1967)

    A veterinarian.
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    Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    An archaeologist.
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    Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy in WarGames (1983)

    A computer programmer.
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    "Perry Mason Show" Raymond Burr C. 1963

    A lawyer.
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    Project Runway (2004)

    A model.
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    "Mary Poppins" Julie Andrews 1964 Disney

    A nanny.
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    Michael Campus in Thomas Kinkade's Christmas Cottage (2008)

    An artist.
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    "The Grapes of Wrath" Eddie Quillan, Dorris Bowdon, Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, Russell Simpson, Frank Darien, O.Z. Whitehead, John Carradine 1940 Twentieth Century Fox

    A farmer.
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    Russell Crowe in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

    A sailor.
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    The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

    Clergy.
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    Martin Sheen in The West Wing (1999)

    The President, the Prime Minister, or your country's leader.
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    Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Natalie Dormer in The Tudors (2007)

    Royalty.
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    Peter Pan (1953)

    I never wanted to grow up!