Bo Yum, 23, lives in Grovetown and her profession is in sales. She has one pet, a miniature Australian Shepherd named Olive.

What’s your favorite food? Sushi? Tacos? Noodles? How could anyone choose just ONE favorite?!

Dream vacation? Somewhere far away, on a beach with clear waters, and a very strong drink in my hand.

What did you want to be when you grew up? A doctor, and slowly but surely I’m trying my best to get there.

Hobbies? Dancing! Not that I’m any good at it, but it’s definitely something I love to do.

Favorite indulgence? French fries, the one thing I could never say no to.

Song playing in your head: Current song obsession: Lead Me On by Teddy Robb or Drinking Terms by Cody Purvis



Rachel B. Tropea, 12, is a student living in Evans. She has two siblings, Sarah (14) and Becca (11). She does not have a pet, but she loves the neighbor’s cat, Abbie.

One word you would use to describe yourself: Social-butterfly

If you could have any job, what would you choose? A pediatrician. I really want to help kids.

What’s your favorite food? My grandpa’s grilled BBQ Ribs with my Grandma’s famous potato salad.  Delicious!

Hobbies? My favorite hobby is making slime.  I love all the different textures, colors, and smells you can add to make to my own unique slime. 

Is there an important life lesson you’ve learned? To always be nice to others.

Whom do you admire the most? I admire my older sister Sarah, my baby sister Becca, and my Grandma and Grandpa, but most of all my Mom.


Anglia Smith, 53, works in facilities matainance and lives in Augusta. She has two children, Kendra Hill, 33, and Dominique Smith, 26. She has a Pitbull mix named Max.

What Word Would You Use to Describe Yourself: Genuine

What Quality Do You Admire the Most: Honesty, Kindness, Compassion, and most of all, Humor

Favorite TV Show: Hell’s Kitchen

Important Life Lessons: Your kids aren’t you, failure is good, anger isn’t worth it, kindness matters, and age is just a number.

The Best Thing About Being A Mom: Loving and being loved. And, being a grandmother.

Hardest Part of Being A Mom: You don’t have all the answers and you see your child go through things you sometimes can’t control.

What Would Surprise People About You: I’m not as quiet as I look.


By Renee Williams, Photo Credit: Sean Morgan

This article appears in the May 2019 issue of Augusta Family Magazine.
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