Smoot, Gerald Donald

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Name
Smoot, Gerald Donald Gender: M
born on 24 March 1938 at 17:30 (= 5:30 PM )
Place Detroit, Michigan, 42n20, 83w03
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 03°38' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 13°18 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 19°13'



Biography

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.

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1958 (Autobiography, "I'm Handicapped for Life")

Source Notes

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."

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Other Major diseases (Cerebral palsy)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Handicapped (Disabled)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer ("I'm Handicapped for Life")