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Born Detrice Lashon Brown, in the winters cold of November 1960. Tulsa, Oklahoma. Raised in a few little country towns throughout Oklahoma. Raised and reared with my precious grandmother of Indian decent. Learning to cook, sew, church and reading the Holy Bible. Often traveled to family events. Growing up not totally understanding as to why the separation between my mother and me. I thank God everyday that my grandmother loved me when my mother couldnt. Having many great attributes and accomplishments. Playwrite, Director, Entrepreneur. Mother of 4-Daughters. Embrace the dream continue reaching higher, the struggle can be overcome!

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