She received her Cosmetology license in 1996 from Career Beauty College in Rexburg, Idaho. Rhonda met her first husband Jeff Ingram in 1997, when she moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Together they had three sons; Jeffrey, Nicholas, and Alex Ingram. Rhonda divorced Jeff in 2003. Rhonda was a single mother to her sons for eight years.
This devastating injury ended his basketball career. However, he stayed at SLU as a student. (L12) (L47) While attending St. Louis U., in 1950, he ran away with his second cousin, Connye Hanna, and married in Pocahontas, Arkansas. Connye was the granddaughter of Lizzie’s sister, Rachel (Lorne) Hall. Two weeks before they married, Connye, having gotten pregnant by another boy, gave birth to a baby girl name Cydne Rae.
Times have changed since my grandmother was going up. Joyce Ann Thigpen was born on February 17th, 1946 to Edward Franklin Rich and Dorthy Thigpen in her grandmother 's house on a little farm four miles from Trenton, North Carolina. Because her parents were not married when she was born, she was adopted by her grandmother, Mary Ann Thigpen. Joyce met a lineman who was working on power lines on my family’s land. On August 2, 1962, Joyce married the linemen, my granddaddy, Frank Linney Roark Sr., at the young age of sixteen.
From the ages of ten to nineteen, Sandra Cribb moved back to Chicago. In her youth, Sandra Cribb never attended kindergarten or preschool. She did however, go to grades one through twelve and then completed two years of college at Northern Illinois University. During grades one to three she went to a one room school house in Wisconsin. Her first job was in high school and she worked after school for three hours a day as a tray girl.
Since her family struggled and were hungry most of the time, Lou stopped attending school when she was twelve. Her parents eventually saved up enough money to rent land and purchase mules and a car. With this success, poverty soon followed because a white neighbor poisoned the mules in spite of the family’s success. Fannie Lou was able to read and write and in 1944, the owner of the land hired her as a time and record keeper. In 1945, Fannie Lou married Perry Hamer who was a tractor driver.
After her moms death her dad took them to livw with his mom. Not only 2 years later Elenaors father died. After her fsther died her grandma took over her and her brother. Her grandmother decided to have Elenaor attend a very prestige a all girls boarding school in which the head master was a female. That female head master did not only have her eyes set on producing well educated and well diciplend women who would just become house wives.
Her mother, Sadie Fagan, was 13 and unmarried when she had Holiday. She as well left Holiday at a young age to go work as a maid up in Baltimore. Because of this, Holiday had to go live with one of her relatives. At the age of 6, Holiday began working. While she was living with her cousin, she was mistreated very often and almost sexually
She met a boy in Nevada by her aunts home and fell in love with him. They spent lots of time together and had very sweet and passionate experiences. Sadly she had to leave her aunt’s house, leave the first boys she has ever been in love with and go back to a torturous place, her home. When she got back, she got beat up a lot more because while living with her aunt, she learned how to stand up for herself and grow up. That didn’t sit well with her father and he beat her up for standing up for herself at the dinner table.
For my research paper, I want to explore how people born into poverty are resilient and hardworking individuals, opposed to lazy and hopeless individuals. This issue was seen in Jeannette Walls’ memoir The Glass Castle throughout her childhood until she went to New York. During her childhood, Jeanette and her siblings were bullied. They were bullied because their clothes looked ratty, they looked greasy, and often times eat out of the garbage because their parents didn’t have enough money to buy food. Some days, they starved.
While living there she claims to have been raped (not by her grandparents) and became pregnant. As a result of her young pregnancy, her grandparents kicked her out, but eventually she gave up the child and moved back into their residence. However, after more family hardships Wuornos began living on her own and began to engage in prostitution to acquire money to survive. She was also engaging in heavy drug abuse. Given all of that information I would have to say that Wuornos experienced a very traumatic upbringing and that it could have affected her immensely.