MS. PACIFIC STATES
Name: Gwendolyn Butts
City & State: Trussville, Alabama
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Hazel
Birth Date: 06/12/1975
Occupation / Career: Disabled Army Veteran/ House wife/ Mom
Country of Citizenship: USA
Place of Birth: Tampa, Florida
Education / Special Training: Dental Assistant, Criminal Justice, Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Youth Mentoring, Disabled Army Veteran and Housewife/Mom
Tell us about your family: My beautiful daughter is 22 years old. She lives in Florida and is set to graduate with her RN license, September 11,2017.
My handsome son is 20 years old, and also lives in Florida. He is currently working at a bank and will be enrolling into the Fire College this Fall.
My sweet step-daughter is 12 years old, and she is an academic and softball superstar.
In my spare time I enjoy: Spending time with family, yard work, white water kayaking, camping, and coach my step daughter playing softball, and also being a supportive wife to my deployed U.S. Army, soldier/husband
People describe me as: Strong, determined, positive, outgoing
Special Talents?: Encouraging others to never give up
Famous Moments?: In my opinion, the things that I am most famous for are not titles, but rather the positivity and strength that I give others.
Something unique or quirky about you: I treat my dogs like my children.
What is your personal philosophy: Pain and sickness is a mindset. Think positive!
Why is this important to you?: Because I have survived bladder cancer 3 times, I have many medical ailments that very well could leave me bedridden, but I know that God has a great purpose for me. I want to show the world that age is just a number, and that with a positive mindset, there is nothing that can hold me down.
Your best asset?: My heart
As a woman of empowerment, what is your "Magic"?: Love yourself first. Take care of yourself first. Without being able to love yourself, you can never truly love another. And if you are not taking care of yourself, eating healthy, working out, reading, and just taking time for yourself, you will never be your best to take care of those you love.
What hashtags best describe you: #4everStrong
What food would we always find in your refridgerator?: Fruit
What is your favorite family recipe?: BBQ Chicken
What is your guilty pleasure?: Chocolate
What household chore to you actually enjoy?: Any yard work
Favorite Family Ritual: Movie and cuddle time
If there were an extra hour today I would: Enjoy my family
In my beauty bag you would find: I enjoy makeup, so I have more than some stores.
I just learned: I'm going to be Mrs. Alabama
I stay fit by: Yoga, cardio DVD sets
How did I ever live without my: Cell phone
______ is the new black: Red
If there was a magazine title about you, what would it say?: Survivor with encouraging, loving heart
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