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Payne has been a teacher for 20 years. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a bachelor's degree and from the University of Michigan with a master's degree. Payne has taught pre-school through eighth grade. Her passion lies in teaching, reading and writing. Many of her stories are inspired by her own children. Payne currently resides in Michigan with her husband and three children.