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John H. Olsen’s inspiring memoir to be featured at the 2010 New York Library Association Book Exhibit

His life was everything but dull and easy. Growing up, author John Olsen saw his parents struggle along the way; this was what challenged him to do better. In Always Aware, he shares to readers how he saw a life filled with possibilities and lessons to learn.

In this book, the author recalls his years as growing up, when his dad taught him a lot about construction. As a man, he married and had two wonderful boys. This union, however, had to end. Moving on and coping with more of life’s blows, he engaged himself in the United States Navy where he got to see a lot of different countries. He worked on F/A-18 Hornets, and miscellaneous electrical and power generation systems. He was an Aviation Electrician mate. After twenty years, he got out from the military as a petty officer second class.

Always been dreaming to own his own business, he grabbed the opportunity to achieve it by going back to school and earning a degree. Now, he enjoys a life that is both well-lived and fulfilling. He invites readers to witness his inspiring journey through struggles and victory in the engaging pages of Always Aware.

This book will be featured at this year’s New York Library Association Book Exhibit in Saratoga Springs, NY on November 2-5, 2010. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to

About the Author
John H. Olsen got his start in the business world with the help of Albert Olsen, Jr.. He helped his dad on different construction jobs, and he was doing his own lawn mowing jobs for different people around New Plymouth, ID. He went off to the US Navy where he had picked up skills as an electrician. He worked on various electrical systems, and power generation systems at I and O levels. He worked on the F/A- 18 Hornet where he performed corrosion control on. He has never given up on his dreams and he has worked hard trying to make that dream real. He went back to college at Treasure Valley Community College to work on getting his Associates of Arts in General Business. In going back to college it was only the first of steps that he had taken to make the dream he had come true. He has since then started a business that is his investment business. He started a business that owns the rights to all the intellectual property.

Always Aware* by John H. Olsen
Publication Date: June 3, 2010
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 68 pages; 978-1-4535-0622-6
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 68 pages; 978-1-4535-0623-3
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4535-0624-0

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