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Juanita Johnson

Published 11:51am Saturday, August 18, 2012

Name: Juanita Johnson

If Juanita Johnson had one superpower, it would be to bring back her daughter, Tina, who she lost on Jan. 8, 2011

Age: 60

Occupation: Cook

Spouse’s name: Richard

Children’s name and ages: Milton Turner Jr., 43; Anita Turner, 39; Shenna Johnson, 23; and Tina Agee, 17

Church affiliation: Triumph in Victory, Wakefield

If I could change my name, I’d make it: I wouldn’t change it

People say I look like: My father’s sister, Minnie

Favorite movie of all time: “Madea Goes to Jail”

TV show I never miss: “The Young and the Restless”

The secret to happiness is: To put God first

I wish I knew how to: Sing

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Roast beef, barbecue pork, fried chicken

Three words that best describe me: Dependable, loyal, friendly

One superpower I wish I had: Bring back my crazy, fun-loving daughter, Tina, who I lost on Jan. 8, 2011

Book currently on my nightstand: “The Bible”

My proudest achievement: When I went back to school and got my GED

My most humbling moment: When my daughter went to be with the Lord

My most recent trip: We visited my sister in Maryland and went to Howard University for my nephew’s graduation

My life won’t be complete until: I get my granddaughter through school

My friends think I’m: Crazy

I really lose my cool when: People don’t like to clean up after themselves

Favorite college sports team: Old Dominion University basketball

Favorite pro sports team: Dallas Cowboys

Favorite color: Turquoise blue

Best life lesson I’ve learned, and who taught me: Always use good manners — my mother, Sarah Hamlin

What gives me the blues: When I think about my loved ones who are no longer with us

Best childhood memory: Big family cookouts in the backyard

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