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After being hidden away in a cabin in the desert for my first two years, I was adopted by my own mother, though I never knew she was my mother when I was a child. I was simply told that I had been adopted. I grew up in a large house on Canyon Drive, in the Hollywood foothills, near Griffith Park and not far from Hollywood and Vine. I loved to hike… Read More

Born in New Orleans, Nov. 9, 1899 First trip to Paris, France (1902-1906) 1906 Moved to L.A, S.F., and then L.A. to 3528 W. Adams Blvd. 1813-14 Travel in Europe with her mother High School at the Sacred Heart Convent in Menlo Park In the 1920s Studied with Yvette Guilbert in NYC and in Paris Befriended Ramos Martinez, a Mexican artist in Los Angeles Studied stone sculpture with Carlos Bracchio, in Mexico… Read More