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Background and Major Influences: I was the eldest child of three. My two siblings were brothers, so I guess I was the princess of the household. I lost my youngest brother when he was 18 on my fathers birthday. (That really sucked) he was killed in an auto accident - for more information it's in my book.
I would say that my biggest influences were my parents and my gandparents. My Grandmother taught us old fashioned comfort food values. My mother took that up a notch and taught us about more...