Age: 70+

Location: New Mexico

Injury or relation: Spinal cord injury, C5, C6 for 24 years

Hobbies/Interests: Horses, horse riding, drawing/painting, swimming, reading, riding my 3-wheel bike

Why did you become a peer mentor? Living with paralysis and the many ways it influences all parts of the body is DIFFICULT. Sharing problems and solutions have been a big help to me and I wish to use my knowledge to help and encourage others.

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