Posts Tagged ‘A. McLean Swanson’

September 24, 2012

My Brother, the Writer

My brother, Andy, is a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq, a husband, father, college professor, and now a published author! My long time Bargain Buddies may remember when he got orders to go to Afghanistan just a few months before he was to be married. He and his then fiance, Missy, had to cancel everything on short notice and struggled to get their deposits refunded. One of my forum members suggested starting a honeymoon fund and we raised a little over $3,000 in about a week! With that money, they were able to go to Sandals in Antigua for a 4-night honeymoon. When Sandals heard about their story, they gave them a free wedding on the beach and upgraded them to a suite!

Andy spent most of his time in the army overseas and in harm’s way. We all breathed a sigh of relief when he finished his tour and came back to the states. He and Missy settled in North Carolina. Andy attended college full-time and Missy became a labor and delivery nurse. They have a son, Elliot, and a daughter, Violet, who are a couple of the sweetest kids I’ve ever known. Baby #3 is due next month. Andy is now a college professor and writes in his spare time. “Beaten Zone” is his first published work and it is available on Amazon for Free today. Please share this free offer! I would love to see him get a bunch of downloads today.

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