When the heart speaks, love listens:)
When the heart speaks, love listens
Robert Michael Hensel
: 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 bo
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 Inte
ational 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 his record was to help raise money for wheelchair ramps throughout his Community. Roberts Jou
ey 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 lea
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.
*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.