Jerry Hines, a Minnesota native, worked for thirty-five years with the St. Paul Public Schools before retiring in 2007. Though he was not a teacher, his love for working with children included mentoring students, coaching, Scout Leader, Big Brother to three little brothers and foster parenting. He is currently working with special needs children in the North Saint Paul/Maplewood and White Bear Lake School Districts as a teacher’s aide. He has three children and three grandchildren and resides with his wife in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.
Jerry's first book ALONG CAME METH (a true story about his son's meth addiction) was written in 2005 but was never published.