Smoot, Gerald Donald
|born on||24 March 1938 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )|
|Place||Detroit, Michigan, 42n20, 83w03|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||03°38' 13°18 Asc. 19°13'|
American disabled writer whose book, I'm Handicapped for Life: The Story of an 18-year-old's Fight Against Cerebral Palsy was published by Vantage Press in 1958. He died on 25 February 2007 at age 68.
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1958 (Autobiography, "I'm Handicapped for Life")
Sy Scholfield quotes from I'm Handicapped for Life: The Story of an 18-year-old's Fight Against Cerebral Palsy by Gerald Donald Smoot (Vantage Press, 1958), pages 9, 11: "The story of my life begins on a mild March day, March 24, 1938. Officially my life began at 5:30 in the afternoon, but I didn't start to breathe until two or three hours afterward" ..."I was born and spent the first three years of my life in Detroit, Michigan."
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Other Major diseases (Cerebral palsy)
- Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Handicapped (Disabled)
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer ("I'm Handicapped for Life")