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Robert Hensel

"To increase public awareness of Spina bififa & lobby for increased funding towards better research and education."

Oswego, NY, USA
male, age 49
Speaks: english
Joined Sep 15, 2010
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"Beyond Limitations"
Placing one foot in front of the other, I've climbed to higher lengths. Reaching beyond my own limitations, to show my inner strength. No obstacle to hard for this warrior to overcome. I'm just a man on a mission to prove, my disability hasn't won.

Written By Disability activist & American Poet Robert M. Hensel

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We, the one's who are challenged, need to be heard. To be seen not as a disability, but as a person who has, and will continue to bloom. To be seen not only as a handicap, but as a well intact human being.

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Birthday May 08, 1969  
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Robert Michael Hensel

Born: May 8th 1969

Place of birth: Rota, Spain

Parents:Mother-Linda Helen Conzone & Father-Robert John Hensel

Hometown: Oswego, New York

Robert M. Hensel was born with a birth defect know as Spina bifida. A disability that has not stopped him from achieving success in his life. Robert serves as an advocate for the disabled, an on going effort to better the rights of all Americans with disabilities. He is an International Poet-Writer with well over 900 publications published World wide. In 2000 Robert was nominated as one of the best Poets of the 20th Cen. Just most recently, he was nominated for the Pushcart Prize, an award giving to Outstanding Poets & Writers. Robert is also a Guinness & Ripley's world record holder for the longest non stop wheelie in a wheelchair, covering a total distance of 6.178 miles. The reason for his record was to help raise money for wheelchair ramps throughout his Community. Roberts Journey doesn't stop there by any means. In Oct 2006, Robert was asked to carry the torch for the 2006 Asian Games. It is said that he was the only one chosen out of Thousands of other Celebrities throughout the United States to carry out such an honor. Much of Mr. Hensel's accomplishments have recently found a permanent home within the walls of The Museum of Disability History, for others to appreciate and learn from. The Museum of Disability History is the only one of it's kind, displaying the Artifacts and accomplishments connected to some of histories most notable disabled figures of our time, such as Helen Keller and many others. The Museum is located in Buffalo, New York.

*Creator of My Spina bifida Crusade.
*Founder of Beyond Limtations Week.
*SpokesPerson for Athletes For Hope.
*Nominated as one of the best poets of the 20th Cen.
*Inducted into The Museum of DisAbility History, located in Buffalo, New York.
*Nominated for the Push Cart prize for Poetry.
*Editors Choice Award in 1996, 1997, 2000 and 2007.
*New York State Assembly Excelsior Award for Excellence.
*New York Senate Certificate of Merit.
*State of New York Executive Chamber Certificate of Commendation.
*Guinness World Record Holder.
*Ripley's World Record Holder.
*Invitation To carry the Torch for the 2006 Asian Games.
*Nominated as International Professional Of The Year For 2007. "By The International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England.
*Included in The Dictionary of International Biography. "Published through the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England".
*Nominated for the 21st Century Award for Achievement. Through International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England.
*Included in The International Dictionary Of Experts and Expertise. Published by The American Biographical Institute.
*Included in the book Outstanding People of the 21st Century."Published by The International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England.
*Nominated for the 2007 Man of Achievement Award. Through the American Biographical Institute.
*Nominated for the Distinguished Service to Humankind Award 2007.
Through The International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England.
*2008 Go Fast Sports & Beverage Athlete.
*Nominated to be included in 2000 Intellectuals of the 21st Century, publlished through The International Biographical Centre located in Cambridge, England.
*Nominated for Top 100 Educators of 2009, by The International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England.
*Nominated for the International Plato Award for Educational Achievement By The International Biographical Centre in Cambridge,England.
*Asked to speak at Arkansas State University in 2009.
* Became an Ordained Minister on July 24th 2010.
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Pets 1 dog/1 cat  
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Religions Christian - Catholic  
Eating Habits Almost anything... :)  
Wild Fact About Me Standing up for what I believe in and not backing down.
My Philosophy We are the true architects of our lives. Only we as individuals and individuals alone, carry within us, the inner ability to make any changes to it's blue prints.
What Gives Me Hope God
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Fight for world peace.
What/who changed my life and why My disability and my passion to reach beyond my limitations.
What Bugs Me Those who hurt others weaker than them, people who WON'T use their minds!, People who can't be their self, hate, cruelty, bullying, Drunk Drivers, intolerance, injustice, liars, ignorance  
Passions writing, nature, peace, my friends, love, my family, LIFE!!!, learning, laughter, god, family, earth  
Inspirations People who refuse to give up  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, Violent people, Losing the ones I love, Ignorance and evil, hell, hate, drug addicts, cruel people, being alone, abusers  
Role Models my friends, my family, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lennon, god, Albert Einstein  
Quotation I choose not to place "DIS", in my ability.~ Disability activist & American Poet Robert M. Hensel
Interests philosophy, music, movies, Medicine / Health Care, internet, humor, entertainment, Art/Design, Antiques/collectibles  
Books BIBLE!  
Music MANY genres -  
Movies Ghost, Pretty Woman, Grease, Hope Floats, Purple Rain, The bucket list  
TV Shows Weather Channel, Discovery Channel, TV Land channel, Nick @ Nite, CNN, Fox News Channel  
Favorite Foods Italian and Chinese  
Favorite Places New York City!, Florida  
Can't Live Without water, sunshine, peace, music, love, laughter, hope, internet, god, friends, freedom, food, family, computer  
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