John Edwards grew up in the small Bay Area bedroom community of San Lorenzo, California, a twin son of a Korean War veteran turned patternmaker for the Alameda Naval Air Station. After a school career that included St. Joachim’s Catholic, Arroyo High School, Chabot College, and the prestigious St. Mary’s College of California. He married young, at twenty-six, and settled in Martinez, California. Growing up, he was fascinated with Professional Sports and American History, which led to meeting such notables as Willie Mays, Reggie Jackson, John Brodie, Kenny Stabler, John Madden, Lon Simmons, Bill King, and former Congressional Representatives George Miller, Pete Stark, and Vic Fazio.

Before becoming a full-time writer, John had a long and distinguished Business Management career for two of the most preeminent organizations in their industry, United Parcel Service and Enterprise Holdings, Inc. In What a Tale My Thoughts Will Tell, Words Not to Be Forgotten, John explores and chronicles how joyous and traumatic life transitions shape our choices and decisions, ultimately leading us on a path of understanding. A California Bay Area native, John Edwards lives in El Dorado Hills and works for another world-class organization, Safeway.

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