Candace Sams was a former police officer having worked with the TX State Police, The TX Dept. of Public Safety Undercover Narcotics Task Force, San Diego PD and the San Diego SO. She also worked with an undisclosed Federal agency in the early 90's. She is currently the senior woman on the US Kung Fu Team, designated (by US Senate) a martial arts ambassador to China, the winner of the statue of Tao, the medal of Putien and holder of three international martial arts titles. She holds three black belts in Shaolin Kung Fu and is recognized by Chinese Grand Master, Chee Kim Thong. She has studied and exhibited throughout the southern regions of China (Putien, Fouzhou, Quanshou, etc.) and in the US. Candace was also a crew chief and crew member on board an ambulance for approximately 8 years. Since 2012, Candace has also achieved the status of Master Gardener in two states. Publishers: Simon & Schuster, The Wild Rose Press, Solstice Publishing and more. Also independently published.