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A Child’s Memories of Cartoons & Murder is the story of a 4 year old's survival and inherited inner strength that helped her survive many more difficult situations and the ability to rise above and move beyond her circumstances.
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|Publisher:||Putnam and Smith Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Tonya (Jones) McKenzie, born and raised in San Jose, California. She is an entrepreneur, active civil servant, and principal consultant of a boutique public relations firm in Los Angeles. She has long been a youth advocate and staunch supporter of children's rights. She co-authored the first F.I.T. Kids Manual utilized by the Pittsburg School District (California), established several unique youth fitness programs, coached at the youth, middle school, and high school level and served on the Youth Council for Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover. Tonya McKenzie was the first African American elected as a Director to the Oakley Chamber of Commerce, is the first African American women elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce, an appointed member of the Plan Redondo GPAC (General Plan Advisory Committee), shaping the future esthetics of this seaside city and an active member of The League of Women Voters Beach Cities. Mrs. McKenzie is married, mother of 4 and resides in Redondo Beach, CA. Tonya McKenze was highlighted in the book, Amazing Moms and serves as a speaker, facilitator and contributor as an ACE survivor (adverse childhood experiences) of family violence and substance abuse. Tonya is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.