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"I am Middletown"--Timothy Chen



"I am Middletown"

Welcome to our regular personality profile, which gives people in the Middletown school district a chance to meet and learn about their students. The answers to these questions create a mini-profile of their lives.

Meet Timothy Chen, a Presidential Park Elementary School fifth-grader who is new to this country.

Three places he wants to visit: “Bahamas, Hawaii and China.”

His three favorite movies: “’Avengers: Infinity War,’ ‘Spiderman Homecoming’ and ‘Matilda.’”

The world’s biggest problem: “Social media, ‘Fortnite’ and inappropriate content.”

If he had $1 million: “I would spend it on a Lamborghini, give some to charity and keep the remaining money to buy useful stuff.”

Something people may not know about him: “I practice Falun Gong, and how I came here to avoid the persecution in China, and the terrible things happening in China.”

What makes him happy: “The things that make me happy are candy, fast food and ice cream.”

The last good book he read: “The last good book I read was ‘Matilda,’ (by Roald Dahl).”

His ideal meal: “Chicken, duck and dumplings.”

If he were president: “I would get a lot of luxurious stuff.”

His music: “Classical, and that’s it.”

In 15 years he’ll be: “I’ll be in my BMW and in college.”