Christine Tolbert Norman grew up in a prominent family in Liberia. Her father, William Tolbert began his political career in 1943 in Liberia's House of Representatives. Nine years later, he was elected Vice-president, and in 1971, he became President of Liberia--an office he held until April 12, 1980, when he was killed in a coup d'etat. During her father's presidency, Christine served as an assistant education minister. Now, all these years later, Christine has been elected as the Mayor of Bentol, Liberia. She views her position as Mayor as a "Godly calling" and views it as an "opportunity to advance the Kingdom of God in that part of the world."
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