Erika M. Smitherman was born in Norwalk, Ohio and graduated from Norwalk High School... more
Erika M. Smitherman was born in Norwalk, Ohio and graduated from Norwalk High School in 1993, where both of her parents were teachers. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from The Ohio State University, with minors in both English and Philosophy. Her spring 1997 graduation in the Horseshoe was rained out; however, her graduation was made official when she picked up her d... view profile
My wife, Cynthia,and I have five children between the ages of 22 and 30. Two live at... more
My wife, Cynthia,and I have five children between the ages of 22 and 30. Two live at home; two are in college - one in Australia. Mentoring five intelligent, creative, independent-minded young people takes a lot of time and attention. Whenever I have free time, I like to read, garden and try my hand at gourment cooking. I'm also a longtime active member of the Charity Newsies, a local organizat... view profile
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