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If you could have any superpower, what would you choose?

We asked visitors at the Marion County Fair what superpower they would like to have. Here are some of their responses.

“To be able to keep up with my kids.”

— Barbara Spohn, Tampa

“I think I would be the doctor for Mother Nature, to give her some hormone therapy and stop these hot flashes.”

— Don Kliewer, rural Canton

“Telekinesis, particularly if I can move myself. People are like, ‘Oh, flying,’ but with telekinesis you can do all that stuff.”

— Hannah Lacy, Hillsboro

“Probably be able to move stuff with my mind.”

— Tanner Lacy, Hillsboro

“Wisdom. I think if you’ve got that, you have all the superpowers you need.”

— Jim Hefley, Marion

“I might stop wars and keep justice going in the world.”

— Loyal Martin, Hillsboro

“Super strength, I guess.”

— Kent Sterk, rural Goessel

“Probably to bring healing into people’s lives.”

— June Mount, Hillsboro

“I’d choose to freeze time so I could skip school.”

— Alexis Rush, Junction City

“To be invisible.”

— Katelyn Olson, rural Hillsboro

“Understanding how it all fits together.”

— Pat Christiansen, Durham

“Riding a horse, a unicorn.”

— Leah Woods, Hillsboro

“Limitless energy.”

— Jasmine Cody, Marion

“I think it would be fun to be invisible.”

— Susan Jantz, Wichita

“Staying healthy.”

— Alvin Hett, Hillsboro

“Freezing people. I would want to freeze my kids.”

— Rebecca Kimbrel, Marion


— Ron Merritt, Gering, Neb.

“It would be to disappear.”

— Molly Springer, Derby


— Jamie Johnson, Florence

“X-ray vision.”

— Lee Shipman, Florence

“Super strength.”

— Kim Friessen, Hillsboro


— Norma Horinek, Pilsen

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