Black Like Me By Sandra Lee Waldroop

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Finding one passion could be tricky. Sometimes we confuse passion with skills, passion is something that you do and enjoy no matter how tired or even if it doesn’t make you a millionaire. Skills are something that you are good at but you don’t enjoy, one will continue on this path because we need to pay our bills. This doesn’t make it right or wrong but we should be happy with ourselves doing what we enjoy. One person that I admire is Sandra Lee she came from a very humble home and because her unstable status of life she was able to find her passion. My paper is going to give some background on her upbringing and how to become a household name. How she was able to reach the American dream through her passion. Sandra is an inspiration to so…show more content…
Please, the white chick came from money. Base on the responses it may me think about the book I read “Black Like Me”. Society hasn’t changed much. All three responses are correct but how it was expressed was the sadness realization. If we are to come together as one society, we should start learning from the mistakes. Sandra Lee Waldroop was born in Santa Monica California on July 3, 1966. Her parents Wayne Waldroop and Vicky Svitak were teen parents. As statistics have shown young teen parents don’t stayed together. Sandra’s parents were no exception. Her parents’ divorce two years later, Sandra was two years old. Sandra and her younger sister Cindy were dropped off with their paternal grandmother Lorraine. Her mother remarried and Sandra and Cindy went to live with them. Unfortunately this marriage didn’t last long either. Sandra mother Vicky was very abusive and was a prescription drug addict. This resulted in Sandra taking care of her siblings which now were four. Sandra was only eleven years old when she was forced to take the position of the caretaker of her siblings. At an early age she had to learn how to manage to feed and clothe her siblings with the assistance of food stamps and the welfare…show more content…
Her recipes incorporate package foods and sometimes specify certain brands, which infuriates foodies. Chef Anthony Bourdain famously called a Kwanza cake that Lee created “a crime against humanity” In 2009 Lee launched a second Food Network series, Sandra’s Money Savings Meals as well as a Series of prime time holiday specials for HGTV, Sandra Lee Celebrate {biography,com.editions} Sandra and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo started dating in 2005. Living together in Westchester County, New York with the Governors two daughters from a previous marriage; Sandra has no children of her own. There have been twenty five books published by Sandra. She even wrote a memoir called “Made from Scratch” in 2007. As the article states she is an active philanthropist, she is a national spokesperson for Share Our Strengths No Kid Campaign and the anchor of their largest annual fundraiser, The Great American Bake Sale {Biography, com
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