Robert G Hrib was born in Passaic New Jersey on July 24, 1955. His family moved from Haledon, New Jersey to a small town in Northern Jersey called Little Falls. At the age of three, he wanted to help people as an EMT or a firefighter. He attended schools in Little Falls. Robert always disliked school and his best grades were “Cs” but mostly “Ds”. When he reached the age of sixteen he joined the Enterprise Fire Company in Little Falls. Two years later he became a civil defense firefighter in the City of Paterson, New Jersey. About ten years later he passed the civil service test for firefighter and was hired by the Paterson Fire Department. He was promoted to the position of captain in 1990. Then in 2002 he was promoted to the rank of battalion chief. He retired in 2009 after servicing 25 years. He has two children a boy and a girl, Robert Michael and Shannon Michael. Currently he lives in Brick Town, New Jersey and Philipsburg, Sint Maarten.
He has written three other books: The Third Beginning, The Third Beginning Part 2 According to Robert and Karen, and The Third Beginning Grand Finally. He is working on a fifth booked called Capturing the Toucan.