George Jasper Hughes Jr. the six of eight children birth by George Hughes Sr., and Cora Hughes, born in a coal mining camp in West Virginia, JULY 20, 1938. He enjoyed his young life as child growing up in the coal camp, especially, with other neighborhood kids, looking for adventures traversing the hilly woods surrounding the community. He was too young to comprehend the conditions living in poverty.
He was a teenager when his parents relocated the family to Ohio, where he had difficulties with acclamation changes to big city life… resulting in sociological disorders, he became a quiet, shy, bashful teenager…contrarily, though, physically, he became a star athlete, and, participated and excelled in all of Jessup W. Scott’s high school’ sports, in Toledo, Ohio. At nineteen, he was introduced to alcohol for the first time …he begin to like the feeling of confidence and the feelings of mental euphoria the alcohol affected upon his mentality, eventually, resulting in alcoholism. His three marriages ended in divorce….four biological and three step children by first marriage. George has been in sobriety for over forty years and has established a successful life as a writer, and author of his second book, and an established artist in oil painting. His second book;” Mom and Dad”, contains chapters expressing his opinions and beliefs about Family unity, social and political issues.