Brady Barrows (b.1950 in Boulder, Colorado) was raised in Texas by his grandparents until age sixteen when he moved to California to live with his father and step-mother, who are also writers. He graduated from University High School, Los Angeles, California in 1968 and attended Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California. In 1971 he moved to New Mexico and lived in the Jemez Mountains and became a hippie. There he met his wife Betty. A son, Jeremy, came along in 1973. By this time the family became Jehovah?s Witnesses. Brady was diagnosed with Rosacea in his thirties in New Mexico. In 1994, he joined his wife as a full-time minister of Jehovah?s Witnesses and volunteered to do construction work for the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, Patterson Educational Center, in Patterson, New York for six months. They decided to stay on the East Coast, moving to Great Barrington, Massachusetts where they both currently reside. Rosacea Diet is the author?s first book.