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Alice Walker was born on February 9, 1944 in Eaton, Georgia . She was the
youngest of eight children. Her parents were sharecroppers. Walker grew up in a racial
area . In 1952 Alice Walker brother accidential shot her in the right eye with a BB gun.
Alice eye was disfigured and made her feel ugly, taking away her confidence. She was
very shy and not out going. When she turned fourteen, her brother paid for her to have
an operation to correct the problem. Following the operation she was able to gain her
confidence back. In her senior year of high school, she became the Queen of her
prom. In 1960 her had change became a activist . Due to the accident, walker wasw
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