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Meet Dee Ann

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Dee Ann

(En español aquí)

Dee Ann grew up in Kansas City. She works as an actress which brought her to Los Angeles from New York in 2004. She moved into a French Normandie Chateau-esque building in the Beverly-Fairfax neighborhood in 2005, where she lived for 14 years. Dee Ann organized neighbors to fight their evictions, attempting to protect the building as a Historic Cultural Monument. The building was demolished and Dee Ann, her husband and their young daughter now live in Sherman Oaks.


“But I just felt morally it was just wrong. It's just unethical. And it's wrong. And it was in my backyard literally so I just felt I had to stand up even though it was extremely trying and hard on, you know, the relationships, your personal relationships, and even the time I had with my daughter. Ironically to this day she asks about the old building. I think even at the age of two she was very aware what was happening. I mean to some degree. And she misses her old home. She says that.”