New York-based novelist and poet , Rebecca McFadden, shares her backstory of being born and raised a sharecropper's daughter, and how she was able to overcome life's greatest challenges. Rebecca is one of 15 children. Her parents were sharecroppers working in South Carolina's cotton and tobacco fields, and she was raised to do the same. Her vision and dreams for life impacted her at an early age, and ultimately Rebecca developed her gifts and scholarly success. She went on to become valedictorian of her high school and captain of the basketball team.
Rebecca McFadden earned a full academic scholarship and attended Shaw University. While there; she continued to reach her potential as a scholar, and this ultimately led to her earning a business degree. Rebecca moved to New York upon graduating from college, and she worked for New York City Transit as an Associate Staff Analyst. That's not all, in addition to being an exemplary employee, she managed her son's child-modeling career and wrote two books, "Strong Enough For A Man " and "Surfing To Find The One. "
Rebecca McFadden's passion for writing resulted in her giving birth to New York City Transit's company approved Poet-Tree Club, she co-founded it, named it, and became president of the one hundred member strong spoken word artist club. Rebecca is the proud mother of one son and she resides in Kings County, New York.
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