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Carmen Davenport

Carmen Davenport was born in South Bronx, New York. Her family (step-father, mother, and brother) moved to Jamaica Queens, New York when she was eight years old. She learned numerous things while growing up there. However, the main lesson was survival. She survived poverty, bullying, molestation, rape, family addicted to drugs and alcohol, and numerous occasions of near death. Carmen joined the United States Marine Corps when she was 19. During her 25 years of service, she faced rejection,...See more