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Harlem's Jack G. Young writes to "fulfill a dream"


July 25, 2018

Jack G. Young, a Harlem High social studies teacher, is shown revising notes for a third novel he is now beginning to write. Young's first novel, "Down Range," came out the end of June and a second novel should be available soon. Young has always enjoyed reading and began writing short stories, as a child, based on characters from his father's comic book collection.

Harlem High social studies teacher Jack G. Young, now a recently published novelist, said he's always loved to write, even as a kid when he would write "little stories with the characters from my dad's comic book collection: Spider-man, Daredevil, The Hulk, Wolverine, etc." A major motivation to do a novel was so he could honor the memory of his former students who died young. He explained, "This venture into writing is as much honoring them as well as fulfilling a dream of mine."

Young grew up in Colstrip, graduating high school in 1995. He went into the Army from high school training and...

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