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Adrian M. Fenty

Thursday, January 6, 2005; Page DZ13

Birthplace and date: Washington, D.C.; Dec. 6, 1970.

Marital status: Married.

Adrian M. Fenty (D-Ward 4), with twin sons Matthew, left, and Andrew, considers Washington, D.C., to be his favorite place to spend a vacation. His favorite president is John F. Kennedy. (Mark Finkenstaedt For The Washington Post)

Children: Matthew Fenty and Andrew Fenty, both 4.

College: Oberlin.

My most notable characteristic: Endurance.

Favorite quote: "The moral test of government is how [it] treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped." -- Hubert Humphrey.

Best book I've ever read: "Dream City: Race, Power, and the Decline of Washington, D.C." by Harry S. Jaffe and Tom Sherwood.

Favorite TV show: "Meet the Press."

Restaurant where my constituents would most likely run into me: Mocha Hut Coffee House.

Birthday cake: Chocolate with chocolate frosting.

Car I drive: Ford Expedition.

Best car I've ever had: Ford Expedition.

Politician I most admire: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton.

Favorite president: John F. Kennedy.

Person in history I would most want to meet: Several ancestors.

Most important influence in my life: Wife, Michelle.

Favorite place to vacation: Washington, D.C.

Most interesting place I ever visited: Washington, D.C.

Pet peeve: Not enough time in the day.

Impression people have of the District that I would most like to change: That the government is unresponsive and does not serve people who are most in need.

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