At 16, Tawanda was expelled from school; which became the turning point of her life. She joined the United States Marine Corps in the summer of 95 after graduating, and went to Marine Corps basic training in December of 1996. She never looked back In January 2003 she was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After being stationed in such places as Camp Pendleton CA, Jacksonville NC, and Charlotte NC, she is currently stationed in Detroit MI.
Now years later this talented poet has decided to finally follow her aspirations of becoming a writer.
Look for "Redemption" to be released winter of 2010!
It takes a tremendous amount of courage to take that first step and follow ones dreams. “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try". Determination breeds progress. --Tee Marie