The Madeleine Brand Show for April 9, 2012

Dream job: Olympic archer

Archer Joe Fanchin

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Joe Fanchin in action during the Gold Medal Final match between United States and Chinese Taipei in the Men's Team Eliminations during the London Archery Classic at Lord's Cricket Ground on October 4, 2011 in London, England.

In our Dream Jobs series, we showcase people who have the jobs we coveted as kids. For most of us, life got in the way. Then there are people such as Joe Fanchin.

Fanchin is the 4th-ranked archer in the U.S. and is pursuing his dream of Olympic gold. With the London Olympics just a few months away, our Dream Jobs reporter Jed Kim went down to Chula Vista to watch Fanchin in action.


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