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The Author and Artist Hour with Kez Wickham St George and Toni Lontis

Karen Connell, Born in Los Angeles, California, raised in the desert community of Newberry Springs, Karen returned to the city for college. Attended UCLA majoring in economics and minoring in history. Survived severe domestic violence and used her experience to become an award-winning speaker as a community educator. She had numerous local and national television appearances speaking about her harrowing experience and using her platform to speak out against domestic violence.