List of paraplegic people

List of paraplegic people

A list of people with paraplegia.

*Vic Chesnutt - American singer-songwriter, as a result of a car accident at age 18. [http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?path=/TheArts/Music/RockandPop/IndividualArtistsandMusicalGroup-3&id=h-968]
*John Porter East - American politician, due to a bout of polio in 1955. [http://www.answers.com/topic/john-porter-east]
*Frank Gardner (journalist) - Prominent BBC journalist who became paralysed after being shot 6 times at point blank range by Al-Qaeda in Saudi Arabia. [http://www.davidrowan.com/2005/06/interview-frank-gardner-evening.html]
*Chuck Graham - United States politician, as a result of an automobile accident at age 16. [http://www.missouricures.com/news_032805CT.php]
*Tanni Grey-Thompson - Paralympian born with Spina Bifida. [http://www.bdfa.net/tanni2.html]
*Rick Hansen - Canadian paralympian who was paralyzed in a car crash at age 15. [http://www.rickhansen.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=35&Itemid=46]
*John Hockenberry - Journalist, blogger [http://www.parade.com/articles/editions/2005/edition_07-24-2005/featured_0]
*Sharry Konopski - Model and actress, as a result of a car accident. [http://www.answers.com/topic/sharry-konopski]
*Charles Krauthammer - Conservative columnist and commentator. [http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/krauthammer082800.asp]
*Boris Kustodiev - Russian painter, became paraplegic due to tuberculosis of the spine. [http://www.abcgallery.com/K/kustodiyev/kustodiyevbio.html]
*Deng Pufang - Chinese royalty. [http://www.humanrights-china.org/news/2003-9-18/rdgz2003918151107.htm]
*Franklin D. Roosevelt - American President, at the age of 39, due to Guillain-Barré syndrome or polio. [http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/fdrbio.html]
*Wolfgang Schäuble - German politician, as a result of an assassination attempt in 1990. [http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9473704]
*Mike Utley - NFL player for the Detroit Lions paralyzed from the chest down due to an injury in a 1991 game. [http://www.mikeutley.org]


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