By Rhonda Tibbs
Published: October 7, 2011.
Purdie Magee grew up as a modern-day Cinderella in the small town of Parker, Ohio. Unfortunately, this life was no fairy tale and the family was her flesh and blood. Groomed to be the family caretaker, Purdie looked after her
mother and father, even raised the baby her sister abandoned. Red-headed, lanky Purdie spoke too loudly and possessed an awkward physical presence.