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Richard Propes

"Living The Hallelujah Life"

Indianapolis, IN, USA
male, age 49
single
Speaks: english
Joined May 4, 2012
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Joined May 4, 2012 Activist Aspirations Rabid 
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Groups Amnesty International, GLBT Rights, Habitat for Humanity, Mother Jones, Moveon.org, Oxfam, Special Olympics, Writers, Poets, and Thinkers Circle
Hometown Indianapolis, IN 
Homepage http://theindependentcritic.com  
Birthday Oct 01, 1965  
Languages english  
About Me I'm a writer, activist and minister. I founded the Tenderness Tour in 1989 and have traveled over 3,000 miles by wheelchair raising awareness on child abuse/domestic violence issues. I'm the author of "The Hallelujah Life" and actively involved in multiple violence prevention programs. I'm also a film critic and the founder of The Independent Critic.
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Pets Pet Rock  
Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Church of the Brethren  
Eating Habits Becoming Healthier  
Wild Fact About Me I've traveled around Indiana by wheelchair...41 days, 1000 miles. Alone. :)
My Philosophy Touch Can be a Loving Experience and One Person Can Make a Difference in the World.
What Gives Me Hope Friendship, healthy touch, children, laughter, every day that I'm alive against the odds.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Create a Department of Peace
What/who changed my life and why The Tenderness Tour as an event...because it showed me that there were many good people in the world. The fact that I could wheel around Indiana and never lack for food, shelter or assistance was amazing.

My new book "The Hallelujah Life" is also having a powerful impact!
What Bugs Me Abusive Cycles, People who are afraid of disability, Racism, Apathy, Words that hurt, Greed, Poverty, Domestic Violence, child abuse in ANY WAY!  
Passions Film, Creativity, Writing, Authenticity, Communication, Friends, Spirituality, Making a Difference, Touch, Laughter, Peace  
Inspirations Healing, Faith, Intimacy, Helping and being helped, Healthy touch, Good people, Kindness, Survivors, My Goddaughter Victoria  
What Scares Me Being dependent, Not breaking abusive cycles, Dying alone  
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Role Models Jesus, Martin Luther King Jr, Gandhi, Terry Fox, Bob Wieland, Anyone who overcomes, God, John Callahan, My Goddaughter Victoria  
Quotation "Touch can be a loving experience."
Interests Spirituality, Poetry, Writing, Health Care, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Suicide Prevention, Film, Spina Bifida  
Books The Bible, Anything by Andrew Vachss, Anything by Bukowski, Love is a Dog From Hell, Don't Disturb Any Further, The Hallelujah Life  
Music Swell Season, John Mellencamp, The "Give a Girl a Chance" CD, Dean Phelps, Patchwork, The Frames, John Hiatt  
Movies Many Others!, Heartland Film Festival, The Waterdance, City Lights  
TV Shows South Park  
Favorite Foods Typical American Fare, Pizza  
Favorite Places East Coast, Lake Michigan, Haiti, Cape Cod  
Can't Live Without Love, Faith, Laughter, Friends, Touch  
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