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FALL 2018

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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What do you like most about your work? The opportunity to work with an amazing group of people and the Susan G. Komen organization in the fight against breast cancer. Do you live in Ballantyne? Yes, since 2006. What did you want to be when you were a kid? An archaeologist. I wanted to find a dinosaur fossil and name it the Robinasaurus. Any life-management tips? Set priorities, tasks and reasonable goals. Be realistic and not so hard on yourself. What do you eat for breakfast? A shake with almond milk, frozen berries, spinach, hemp oil and vegan protein powder. What are you reading now? "Natural Disaster: I Cover Them and I Am One" by Ginger Zee. What keeps you up at night? Worrying about things I can't control. How do you spend your free time? I'm happy just being with my husband and two boys. What's No. 1 on your bucket list? Travel to Italy. I have a fear of flying and keep chickening out. What charitable organization is important to you? BCC Rally. It's an all- volunteer nonprofit public charity that has been raising funds and awareness about breast cancer for 15 years. My mom, Marybeth, is an 18-year breast cancer survivor, and she inspired me to find a way to give back. Want to share anything else? I have started a blog called "The Messy Journey." Robin E. Saddler Hometown: Virginia Beach, Virginia (I'm a beach girl) Role: President, Board of Directors, BCC Rally BALLANTYNE FALL 2018 38 Faces

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