CATONSVILLE, Md. (PRWEB) July 28, 2015
What comes now is a result of what came before. In “This is Me” (published by Xlibris), author Edward M. Dunn, Jr. (a resident of the Charlestown Retirement Community) shares and examines his life and family history by penning an autobiography meant as a legacy for his grandchildren.
The author adds to the storied Dunn family history, with his own life story in “This is Me.” As legacy of his ancestors lived in him, he wrote this book to pass it on to the next generation of Dunns, to whatever stories and histories they may set out to make. For everyone else, this is a story of a life well-lived, an example of how to live life to the fullest.
“This is Me”
By Edward M. Dunn, Jr.
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 474 pages | ISBN 9781493179619
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 474 pages | ISBN 9781493179602
E-Book | 476 pages | ISBN 9781493179626
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Edward M. Dunn, Jr. was born on Nov. 5, 1925 in Baltimore, Md. In high school (the Baltimore City College), he played trumpet in the marching band and concert band. He was also the member of the Red Cross Club and the vice president of his homeroom. He also participated in the athletic programs as a member of the wrestling team, cross country team and ran the mile on the track team. He had to leave high school one month before graduation to enter the United States Army Air Corp. where he was trained as an aerial gunner. After returning to civilian life, he attended the University of Baltimore and graduated with a B.S. degree in Accounting. He was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the States of Maryland and Florida. He also owned an insurance agency. He served in Elected Public Office of Treasurer, Commissioner and Councilman of Anne Arundel Country in Maryland. He was dedicated to community service and served his community as Deputy Chief of their volunteer fire department. He also held offices in the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firefighters Association and is a member of their Hall of Fame. He also held many positions in the Maryland State Vol. Firefighters Association and Maryland Fire Chief’s Assistant, as well as actively participating in his church where he served in several offices.
He had one daughter, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren via his first wife who died of cancer on December 20, 1982. Eight years later, he reunited with his high school sweetheart and they were married on December 1990. They had not seen each other in 45 years.
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