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Snapshot - The baker

We asked Reinhard Brauer to answer a set of questions about his favorite food, pastimes and routines.

Reinhard Brauer

Name: Reinhard Brauer

Age: 60

Place of Birth: Hanover

Family Status: Married

Children: One son

Job: Baker

Education: Secondary school certificate/Vocational trainer as a baker/ Master qualification as a baker

How do I start the day? Happily! I get up like anyone else and dive under the shower to wake up

What's typically German? Knuckle of pork and sauerkraut

Which bread goes with that? A dark bread

Do I have any typical character traits? Calmness, patience and being pedantic

My biggest strength is: My stamina

My biggest weakness is: I'm not good with money

What do I do in my spare time? Cycling

My favorite food: Piccata Milanese

What music do I listen to? All sorts, classical and Elvis Presley – like most people my age

What would I like to have more time for? Photography and music.

How do I feel about the future? I hope to achieve the things I have planned.

My philosophy:
Blessed is he who sticks with it to the end. Whereby, when I say blessed, I mean happy - that you achieve your goal. Seeing things through to the end means a lot to me

Author: Sonila Sand (jp)
Editor: Rina Goldenberg