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Andrew G. Nelson

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Andrew G. Nelson was born and raised in New York City and graduated from the State University of New York. In 2005 he retired as a sergeant from the NYPD after twenty years of service.

He has traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe, something that he draws from in his writing. When he is not reading or writing he can be found engaging in his other passion, collecting and researching police and WWII military memorabilia. He is currently researching the history of the cloth insignia of the famed New York City Police Department, Emergency Service Unit.

He and his wife Nancy have four children and they currently reside in central Illinois with their Irish Wolfhound. He is the author of the James Maguire series: Perfect Pawn a
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Where Was God ? - Amazon Bestseller

As an author, I cannot begin to tell you just how incredible the feeling is when your book reaches that best seller status. No, it isn’t the NY Times of the USA Today list, but it is a start and I want to share my pride with you.

This week, my non-fiction book: Where Was God?: An NYPD first responder’s search for answers following the terror attack of September 11th, 2001, hit the Amazon best s...

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“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
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“Maybe it is time to stop blaming God for every bad thing that happens in our world and start putting the blame where it truly belongs: at humanities doorstep.”
Andrew G. Nelson, Where Was God?: An NYPD first responder’s search for answers following the terror attack of Sept 11th, 2001

“people, “just because you don’t believe in God, doesn’t mean He doesn’t believe in you.”
Andrew G. Nelson, Where Was God?: An NYPD first responder’s search for answers following the terror attack of Sept 11th, 2001

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
Theodore Roosevelt

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Martha Perez Happy meeting you Andrew! Always nice to have another friend.
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