Heard on the Street

Aug 01, 2012
"Joshua Slocum, the first person to sail around the world solo. I would want to ask him where he got the confidence and desire to make that journey." — Robin McCarthy, Belfast

This week, The Republican Journal reporters asked people around town: What famous person, alive or deceased, would you like to meet and why?

"Albert Einstein because he made such an impact on science." — Rafe Blood, Belfast
"President Obama because maybe he'll really do something for us." — Janice Ryder, Belfast
"Carl Yastrzemski because I've always been a Red Sox fan. I always wore number 8 and I know he came to Maine a lot." — Tim Paul, Palermo
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