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General Information

Name:  Tami Rene Principe  

Pen Name: Tami Principe

Genre: C:ADULT C:YA Non-Fiction

Born: in Columbia, SC


Illinois Connection

I was born in Columbia, SC. My family moved to Illinois when I was six months old and have resided here ever since. I have lived in Manteno for eleven years now. Before that I lived in Tinley Park and Orland Hills for over ten years each as well.

Biographical and Professional Information

I have worked in the Customer Service, Sales, and Marketing atmosphere for over 20 years; mainly in a call center environment. My position was outsourced to India, leaving me without a job. I created my website to help other people. I started out with a four piece series on Domestic Violence, and continued with Teen Dating Violence, and then Cancer. I started my own radio talk show. I have interviewed over sixty authors so far. One of my interviews was mentioned by John Waggoner which is a Columnist for USA Today. From there I have published two books. Both are designed to give people hope and encouragement regardless of what they are going through. This is my theme for my website and my radio talk show. Here are my website addresses for my website and my radio talk show. My interviews that I have done on other shows about my books and author's that I have interviewed are on my website as well. I also taped a cable television show about Domestic Violence that will air on Oct 15, 2011. The name of the show is ''Everyone Has A Story...''. and

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