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Girl We Adore: Olivia Brower Former Encinitas, CA Whole Foods shopper (it closed)

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What Youth: Do you have any nicknames?

Olivia Brower: Liviey Girl, Olive, Oli.

Where are you from and where are you now?

I’m from Cardiff by the Sea. But now Los Angeles.

What do you love about that place?

I love LA because it’s like home to me now, and there’s palm trees everywhere.

Would you send us a selfie :) ?

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What do you wonder about?

I wonder about the future a lot. My own future, and the world’s — I’m curious how our generation is going to evolve.

What’s more likely to be real, ghosts or aliens?

Aliens!

What show are you most likely to Netflix binge on?

Parks and Recreation.

What’s your dream car?

Lyndon B. Johnson 1965 Lagoon Blue Amphicar.

Favorite Hobbies?

Wrestling tigers, yodeling (AKA: cuddling with Yoda), and on weekends I like to repair air conditioning units in Antarctica.

Surfers or skaters?

Both make great friends hahaha.

What’s your dream job?

I love being a model. I think whenever it ends, it would be cool to be a first grade teacher.

What’s the last thing you created?

Scrambled eggs.

What do you like to hear instead of silence?

Led Zeppelin.

If you went to the airport without a ticket, where would you end up?

Madagascar!

What would you say is the closest thing you have to a routine?

Wake up, work out, eat food, and go to work.

What was your biggest mistake?

Well, I make little mistakes daily. But nothing that major…knock on wood.

What skills do you wish you possessed?

If we’re talking super powers I wish I could breathe under water. I also wish I was better at math. (I was always envious of the kids at school that could do it with such ease.)

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” I read that in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, there’s a lot of great quotes in that book.

Tell us about your best friend.

My best friend is the best person…ever! She loves Harry Potter, animals, children, and helping people. She’s the most kind and genuine person you’d have the pleasure of meeting. Our sense of humor is the same, we’re both very goofy people with silly nerdy jokes…that only we laugh at. We have the same birthday too.

If we took you out to lunch, where would you want to go and what are we having?

Sugarfish! And we’re having the tastiest sushi in town.

For more Olivia, check out her instagram.

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Girl We Adore: Olivia Brower Former Encinitas, CA Whole Foods shopper (it closed)

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