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Anita Ferrer is a musical visionary and crusader who champions the underdog! Transcending a painful childhood and an abusive, failed marriage, she approaches life with passion, staunch determination and candor. Formerly passive and fearful, yet intensely creative, her dreams included becoming a rock star, fashion designer and writer. Childhood personal tragedies didn’t kill her dreams for long, for she enrolled in a local community college to break out of her shell. And break out she did, for she attacked her singing aspirations with a passionate vengeance. The late bloomer believes that, “You’re never too old to follow your dreams.” She jokingly retorts to friends who teasingly say she’s too old to get signed, “You’re just jealous!” In 1990, Mariah Carey’s debut and inspiring testimony of persistence and faith in the face of great odds was the leverage she used to aspire to her own success! She decided to infuse her biracial and multi-cultural influences into her music to carve a niche for her career
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