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Get to Know ... Taylor Russo


Nicknames: T, T-Tot, Ru, Tay Ru
Family: Mom-Joselle; Dad-Ron; Sister-Greer; Stepbrother-Corey
Childhood hero: Britney Spears
Favorite food: Mexican and Outback Steakhouse
Magazine subscription: US Weekly
Last book read: "Harry Potter" 7
Musical tastes: I hear it’s pretty terrible
Favorite superhero: Austin Powers is a superhero in my eyes
Dream car: Range Rover
TV show you never miss: "The Hills"
Hobbies/interests: celebrity gossip
Favorite charity: Make-A-Wish Foundation
Favorite vacation spot: Bald Head Island, North Carolina
First job: Monstah Lobstah
First pro sports event you attended: Tampa Bay Bucs
First time you started playing organized sports: 9 or 10 years old
Most famous person you have met (where and when): George Washington at Panera
Best thing about Charlottesville: the scenery
Favorite spot on Grounds: Newcomb
The title of your autobiography would be: “Stressed”
What reality TV show would you be on: "Little People, Big World"
One thing about you that would surprise most people reading this: I’m a die hard UVA basketball fan           
In 10 years, what do you hope to be doing: Working for Perez Hilton
Greatest sports moment: Being voted captain of the team
Greatest invention of the last 100 years: Laptops
How many songs in your iPod: 1,373
What is your cell phone ring: something really annoying
What was your best Halloween costume: Posh Spice




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