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Snapshot - The postal worker

We asked Roswitha Sesterhenn to answer a set of questions about her favorite food, pastimes and routines.

Roswitha Sesterhenn

Name: Roswitha Sesterhenn

Place of Birth: Muenstermaifeld - Keldung, Rheinland-Palatinate

Age: 50

Family Status: Married

Children? One son

Job: Postal worker

Education: Secondary school certificate

How do I start the day? With a cup of coffee at 5am

What are typical German traits? Being small-minded and always following rules

Do I have any typical character traits? I enjoy my work even when it's stressful

My biggest strength: My ability to cope with pressure and get along with colleagues

My biggest weakness: Smoking

What do I do in my spare time? Read and sleep

My favorite food: Potato pancakes

What music do I listen to? I don't often listen to music and have no particular preferences

What would I like more time for? My family, reading

How do I feel about the future? I hope my family and I have our health

My philosophy is: Life's too short to sit still

Author: Yuliya Siatkova (jp)
Editor: Rina Goldenberg

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