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Date of Birth
July 3, 1939 (77)
About DennisS
Are you::
A person with SCI/D?
Date of injury (NA if not spinal-injured)?:
summer 2013
Location:
Lyndonville NY 14098
Gender:
Male
Occupation:
rare book dealer
Interests:
reading, canoeing, "lefty" politics
Biography:
Born 1939. flunked out after two years college, enlisted in USAF 1959-1962 maintained USAF planes during Cuban Missile Crisis. Completed college in night school, then spent 40 years in cutting edge electronics & computers. Anti Viet Nam, environmentalist. Cutting edge caver, some rock climbing, back packing. Now 75, spent last 40 years white water canoeing. Retired for 20 years and enjoy running an internet based used & rare book business under "Quiet Friends" name. 1.5 years noticed a walking, balance problem while canoeing. Two months later couldn't walk. Dr Moreland of Buffalo NY installed a plate between C7 & T1. Still do some mild canoeing. Need a cane unless very slow on very flat surfaces. No illness, broken bones. Totally med free till 10 years ago then a slight overweight nudged blood pressure up took lowest dose med for that. Since the operation I figured I could certainly loose weight ..... lost 30 pounds ... blood pressure now fine WITHOUT meds.
Why did you join this forum?:
To get back to where I was two years ago.
How did you find us?:
Through a Rutgers U web site
What do you think of this site?:
So far, so good.

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