Fact Sheet

Name: Gemma M. Truman
Age: 17 (August 21 1981)
Nationality: American
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Present Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Ethnicity: Thai-German
Languages: English (native), Thai (acquired), French (studied), trying to learn Latin

Height: 5'8" (170 cm.)
Weight: none of your business
Hair: brownish (dyed golden brown), very fine and at the shoulder
Eyes: dark brown, short-sighted, with contacts or glasses
Physique: "healthy." You disagree you die.

School: Ruamrudee International School
Grade: 12 (Senior Class of 1999)
Courses: AP English, Psychology, Consumer Math, Journalism I and II, Religion XII, P.E.
Grades: I'm a B+ to A to student
Activities: the Jeremiah Singers (contralto), Writing Center (Student Director), Student Technician, Forensics (oral interpretation, solo acting, original oratory)
Graduation: June 3 1999
Destination: Northern Illinois University at Dekalb or Rockford College

Hobbies and Interests: writing, reading, music, amateur philosophy, computers, amateur web design, food and dining, cinema, watching NHL/NBA/NFL
Likes: blue, purple, paradoxes, e-mail, writing (including web sites), chocolate, ice cream (chocolate and peanut butter), cappucinos, music and singing, roses, romance, my backpack, Beavis and Butthead, Madonna's new album, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (music and movie), Pierce Brosnan, suave-smelling cologne, quiet coffee shops, The Phantom of the Opera, volleyball, Dilbert, Doonesbury, No Doubt, The Eagles, patriotism, individuality, Microsoft, angels, Italy (especially the art and the food), dim sum, cats, dreams, Lancome's Tresor, Acqua di Gio, Tommy Hilfiger, winters, decorative and handwriting fonts
Dislikes: teenyboppers, spelling mistakes, snobs, disturbing/illegible fonts, immaturity, science, rave, techno, math, pop culture, overexposure, too moody/cheerful people/sites, "loud" stuff, trends, hypocrites, Thai music (as in all these amateurs making albums and posing as professionals), the Titanic and Leonardo DiCaprio craze, musk, bellbottoms, trends (yak!), spiders, body piercing, Hanson, discotheques, and the word "obsession" taken waaay too lightly, and the color pink
Fave Literature: The Phantom of the Opera (Gaston Leroux), The Prince (Niccolo Machiavelli), Robert Frost poetry, Robert Fulghum books
Fave Music: No Doubt, The Eagles, Jon Secada, Savage Garden, Ricky Martin, Boyz II Men, Green Day, Peter Cetera, Air Supply, Radiohead, Eric Clapton, Alanis Morissette, Bon Jovi, Kenny G, Lisa Loeb, Madonna, Vivaldi, Chopin, Beethoven, Debussy, Mozart

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