Meet the Author of: An Awesome Life of an Ordinary Man” A Life Sprinkled with Miracles. Join us to hear John L. Cartier who, following retirement at the age of 80, decided to write an inspirational autobiography. John will discuss how, after surviving colon cancer in 1999 and cancer of the larynx in 2016, while recovering, he wrote his book. He will discuss strategies he used to both write and publish his autobiography. There will be plenty of time for Q&A’s and he will have copies of his book available for sale and to sign following his presentation.
John L Cartier started working at the age of nine as a paper boy. He joined the Navy at age nineteen, married his high school sweetheart at the age of twenty, and was the father of five by age twenty-nine. When John was stricken with throat cancer in early 2016 at the age of eighty-four, he decided to write about his journey and the people and events that touched and changed his life. John lives in Haverhill MA, a suburb northeast of Boston, with Laura, his wife of sixty-five years. They are surrounded by their children, their fourteen grandchildren, their fifteen great grandchildren and their many friends.