I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
~ Jackie Robinson (January 31, 1919 - October 24, 1972)
She was already doing it. At the time, I lived in Syracuse, N.Y., and she was going to California to study flame working. She invited me to go and I jumped at the opportunity. From the start, I became interested and fascinated by the art form. I was truly amazed with the beauty of the art and the process.