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Carol Burdick Poulson

Profile Updated: April 26, 2010
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Where do you live now?
Lafayette, CO USA
Yes -- Kelly, born 1983 - married and living in Cincinnati; Maren, born 1985 - served an LDS mission More…in Guatemala and recently graduated from BYU and now looking for a job; Daniel, born 1987 - recently returned from serving an LDS mission in Argentina and is now attending CU Boulder; Jesslyn, born 1990 - a sophomore at BYU and recently returned from living in Russia.
Where else have you lived?

Before high school -- Salt Lake City; Powell, Wyoming; Billings, Montana.
Since high school -- Provo, Utah; Tucson, Arizona; and Lafayette, Colorado (just outside of Boulder).

Still have family around Duchesne?

Yes, my parents are still there, and I have two sisters (Leisa and Becky) in Vernal. Susan and Dave live in the SLC area.

How often do you get back to Duchesne?

A couple of times a year at least.

Do you still see/talk to/hang out with any classmates? Who?

I know I'll leave someone out-- but I'm still in varying degrees of contact with several-- Smitty, Janel, Jamie, Pam, Nancy, Ken, Shawna, Linda, Paula, Connie, Paige, Mona, Troy

What did you do right after high school?

Went to BYU, then got married a year later in July of 1981 to my sweetheart!

What do you do now?

I just became an empty nester, and I'm still trying to finish my degree from BYU - long distance.

Married? To who? When? How long?

I'm married to Cris Poulson - who lived in Duchesne until he was 9. He remembers many of his Duchesne friends and classmates from the Class of '76!


One beautiful baby girl - Madeline, who is 3, and a beautiful baby boy - Grant who was born in January!

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Read, garden, write, work out, shop, hang out with my husband and/or friends!

What's the farthest you've been from home?


What’s your favorite memory of Duchesne High?

Too many to list, but I sure had fun with a variety of people outside of school! I'll get back to you on this!

Least favorite memory?

Being teased by boys!

What would we be surprised to know about you?

I'm a breast cancer survivor/thriver. Was just diagnosed just over two years ago, and I'm doing great! My hair has finally grown back!

Do you have your own website you'd like us to see?

My blog-- http://mylittleemptynest.blogspot.com/

Anything else we should know?

I'm on Facebook, and I know lots of you are too!

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Posted: Mar 08, 2014 at 10:00 PM
My family August 2006. That was the last time we were all together... Daniel will be back from Argentina in August, but Jesslyn will be in Russia, so we won't ALL be together again until Christmas 2009!
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Me, after losing my hair (and I felt about like that, too!)
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My beautiful and sweet granddaughter, Madeline!
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