Jane Fonda’s AfricanAmerican DAUGHTER Tells Tragedy That Made Them Close

Posted On : September 13, 2016

For many years most of us never knew that Jane Fonda had an adopted African America daughter, Mary Williams, whom she adopted when Mary was about 14 years old. Mary was growing up in a low income pretty rough neighborhood in Oakland, CA and her family largely consist of former Black Panther members. Jane is as widely known for her legendary acting credits as she is for her political and social activism stemming as far back as the 60’s era. Mary became close with Jane at the age of 12, while attending Jane’s summer camp, Fonda’s Camp Laurel Springs, but it wasn’t until two years later that Jane actually offered to adopt Mary and there was a very good reason for that…

FONDA & DAUGHTER ON THE TRAUMA THAT BROUGHT THEM TOGETHER & THEIR RACIAL DIFFERENCES

Screen Shot 2016-09-13 at 6.40.29 PM During the two summers Mary sent at Jane Fonda's camp, Jane was instantly drawn to Mary's "bubbly" personality and, but after Mary suddenly stopped coming to Jane's camp, she knew something had to be wrong...

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