Toni Morrison

By Korey Beu

Quick Facts

Occupation: Writer

Birth: February 18, 1931

Age: 85

Education: Cornell university, Howard University, and Lorain High School

Place of birth: Lorain, Ohio

Full name: Chloe Anthony Wofford

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Early Life

She was born in Lorain, Ohio and was the second oldest out of four children. Her father George Wofford was a welder and had many jobs to support their family. Her mother Ramah was a domestic writer and according to Toni her parents got her to love reading, writing, and folklore.
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