Individual Author Record
Name: Richard R. GuerraPen Name: None Genre: Born: 1956 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionMr. Guerra was born in Chicago, Illinois and resided in Springfield, Illinois, until his death in 2009.
Biographical and Professional InformationAt the age of nineteen he had a diving accident, which left him paralyzed and quadriplegic. Although disabled, Richard overcame obstacles and challenges to become recognized as a leading advocate in fighting for the rights of persons with disabilities in the State of Illinois. Guerra was a silver medal winner in the national wheelchair games. Richard was also one of the only persons with a disability to freefall skydive. He now resides in Springfield, IL, along with his wife, Michelle, and daughter, Aria.
*''Four Balls and Walking '', Tate Publishing, 2008