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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jenny McCarthy  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1972 in Evergreen Park, Illinois

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The author was raised in Evergreen Park, Illinois and attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In the early 1990's, McCarthy became a model for Playboy magazine that launched her career as an actress and television personality. Upon having a child with Autism, she became an activist for autism awareness. She now lives in the Los Angeles, California.


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