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WHO MADE LEGAL HISTORY IN THE U.S. COURTS STANDING FIRM ON MY
BELIEFS, SCIENCE, FACTS, EVIDENCE AND FAITH.

WHO AM I ?

I am best known as Rev. Mary, a title I have since come to denounce.

Though I am still a Lisenced and Ordained Minister.

There is so much to tell you… I hope you will bear with me… As I try to just cover
what I see as some of the more ” Important Information and Highlights ” so you will
know what I am about and who I really am.

I believe we can learn from each other through sharing where we’ve been and what
we saw while we were there.

So I guess I’ll start with my background, education & credentials.

I attended High School in Mo, where I was born and raised… “St.Charles West &
Fort Zumwalt Districts”.

I was moved to Kentucky, before I could finish and married a Ky. boy at the ripe old
age of 15.

No, I wasn’t pregnant, just hopping out of the frying pan and into the fire…

Up until this time, my major areas of study were Art, Music, and Religion… Many
of which were private studies… My mother ( a Native American raised in the foster
care system of ethnic cleansing) was an artist and trained me constantly.

I was a member of the Art Club in high school, as well as Band, Girl Scouts, 4-H, J.A.,
Color Guard, Pom Pom Squad, Twirlers, Chorus, Softball, Basketball, Track, BMX
Racing, and a Speed Skater, before and during this time.

As well as being a member of several churches throughout the years, thanks to my
mother as well. I went to and Graduated from the Local Baptist Church Kinder Garden,
was baptized the youngest member of the church to qualify at that time. I was 4yrs old.

I was baptized in many denominations after this, Mom wanted to be sure she would find
the truth, and the true church… She had read in the word, the K.J.V. of the Bible that
there was only one… and admitted she didn’t know which one ??? So she would try to be
safe and get us through all of them. I wanted to know what they were about too, I had
questions I needed answers to, so I studied their doctrines.

I was also interested in raising money for ” M.D.A.” and was very active, throwing a
carnival for the M.D.A. Cause from early on. When I was 6yrs.old, with the help of my
mother and biggest supporter and disability at the time… Raising over $600.00 for the
cause in our neighborhood and ending me up on the ” Jerry Lewis Telethon in 1971 “.
Later in life I would understand my need, my desire to help this cause and many others…

In June of 1985, I went to take my ” G.E.D. which is = 2 a High School Diploma” and
passed the test with no study or classes, and was awarded my ” General Educational
Diploma “.

I was 20yrs. old, at the time, and had been married for 5yrs. That year I began studying
” Biblical Research with The Way International ” and in May of 1986, I received my
” Certificate of Completion in Foundational Biblical Research & Power of Abundant
Living “.

During these years I found myself living in Ark., where my father was born and raised.
My mother was from Mo. as I. In this same year I volunteered my time at the Local
Woman’s Shelter and ” Received my Training Certificate in Working with Abused
Children “. While working there, I was also asked to help publish their ” Local News
Letter “.

This same year… I had a poem published in a book to raise money and call attention
to abuse for another group named ” Youth Bridge, Inc.” The poem titled “No One
Can Touch Me” was written on my own experience as a survivor of child abuse and
incest.

I was also ” Trained and Licensed ” as a ” School Bus Driver ” that year. In the
spring of 1987, I applied to and was excepted to ” University of Ark., Fayetteville “.
I attended school there from the fall of 87-89, with majors in Art & Psychology, and
minors in Martial Arts & Education.

While in my first semester of classes there I gave birth to my only child, a son.

This same year as Recognized by the ” Library of Congress” for ” Outstanding
Academic Achievement ” for being conditionally admitted on G.E.D. and finishing
my first semester with a ” 4.0 G.P.A.”. I was seeking a B.F.A. in Fine Arts a 5yr.
Degree.

It is interesting to Note… and you will find this funny latter I am sure… While
entering school at U of Ark… During my testing and such… They felt I should major
in Law… and I felt there were too many greedy Lawyers on the face of the earth
already… So I concentrated on a Teaching Degree in Fine Arts.

The next semester I went through a divorce. Shortly after the birth of my son,
I awoke in severe pain and ” paralyzed ” in the left side of my body including my face
and both legs… For a few days at first, than off an on, a week here, days there, until
finally I was forced to withdraw from school because, I was left completely disabled
for more than a year flat on my back in a bed. I then became homeless, because I was
ill, unable to work and due to the divorce in which I gave up my home against the advise
of my attorney to avoid paying for a long fight I did not want or have strength for at
that time… in court.

Eventually, I would be diagnosed with ” M.S.”, and ” M.D.A.” would pay for and
provide part of my testing during this time. But for many years doctors misdiagnosed
me and even told me I was crazy or it was all in my head… As they prescribed me
anti-depressants… After I had fought so hard to get clean from their drugs and
addiction handed and taught to me as a child in their society.

While attending classes there at U of A, I was placed into the ” Student Art Show ”
where I took ” Third Place ” in ” Student Competition “.

Between the year I was married in 81 until now, I worked many jobs, as well as
Freelancing as an Artist, I was displayed in many local Galleries, Art & Craft Festivals,
and was even ” Featured on the Local T.V. News ” for my work and talent. I had also
opened a ” Wood Shop ” on my property, where I crafted handmade and hand carved
Cedar Boxes, my now, ex would eventually snort it all up his nose before leaving.

While I was paralyzed in the bed after the birth of our son, he was about 3 mo. old,
when his daddy up and decided he wanted to become a truck driver and left. After all
the years I had tried to talk him into driving as a team with me. So after about 6 mo.
of not receiving a word. I filed for a divorse on my birthday and said “Happy Birthday!”
to me.

After years of struggling to over come the illness, ignorance, disability, and addictions…
I returned to my studies…

First in ” Religion ” privately. Then in 1990, the ” Martial Arts ” privately to improve
my strength, health and discipline. This would lead me into ” Teaching Martial Arts ”
with a group called the ” S.C.A. Society for Creative Anachronism ” in 1991, with-in a
year I had been ” Elected to Arts and Science Officer “, this would put me ” in charge
of ” Teaching Mid-evil Arts and Sciences over the Nashville area of Tenn.” as well as
in charge of ” Fund-Raising “. I would help take our classes into the city schools as
well as local events, we became very active. We held regular bi- weekly classes at the
” Cumberland Science Museum ” in ” Mid-evil Arts & Sciences ” as well. Everything
from mid-evil calligraphy and painting to mid-evil cooking and fighting. During this time
I would be ” Featured ” twice in the ” T.V. News ” for my fighting ability, once on
” Channel 5 in Nashville “, the other on a ” Local News Channel in Mississippi”,
where I had fought in a tourney there.

In 1992, I was injured in a car accident, I was hit, and sandwiched between two cars,
and suffered ” 3 ruptured disk in my neck and 2 in my lower back “, this combined with
the ” illness I was already fighting “, ended my tourney fighting.
I AM MOSTLY RECOGNIZED AND BEST WELL KNOWN AS AN INTERNATIONALLY AWARDED MINISTER, HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST, CANNABIS ADVOCATE, PUBLIC SPEAKER AND EDUCATOR; IN THE SO-CALLED “WAR ON DRUGS.”

I AM ALSO KNOWN AS A LAURETTE OF THE ARTS. RECEIVING MANY AWARDS ON DIFFERENT LEVELS, AS WELL AS IN DIFFERENT AREAS. AS AN ARTIST, DESIGNER, COOK, INVENTOR, POET LAURETTE, SEAMTRESS, WRITER, WARRIOR AND WEBMASTER.

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