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Marion Barry

Thursday, January 6, 2005; Page DZ10

Birthplace and date: Itta Bena, Miss.; March 6, 1936.

Marital status: Separated -- again!

Barry says his favorite TV show in recent years is "The Sopranos," above.

Children: Marion Christopher Barry, 24.

College: Le Moyne College; Fisk University.

Celebrity I most resemble: Danny Glover.

My most notable characteristic or personality trait: Infectious smile.

I'd love to trade places for a day with: The president of the United States of America.

Nobody knows I: Am an excellent cook.

Favorite quote: "When life knocks you down, try to land on your back because if you can look up, you can get up." -- Les Brown.

Best movie I've ever seen: In recent times, "Ray."

Best book I've ever read: The Bible.

Restaurant where my constituents would most likely run into me: Players, on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE.

Birthday cake: Coconut.

Car I drive: '91 Mercedes-Benz.

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