John Brady (deceased) was a Columbia University-educated social worker and mental health administrator, who resided in Brooklyn, NY. Much of his professional work was dedicated to the care of persons with serious mental illnesses, especially veterans, for which he had a special gift. His essays on topics that caught his interest appeared in popular publications.
Catholic Boy Fights the Devil in the Mohawk River Valley is a short story that’s set in upstate New York during World War II. At a time when America was fighting fascist devils abroad, many were struggling with the devil’s influence at home.