6 Days front of book cover


6 Days 


I was leading a great life when an incredibly unexpected and horrific tragedy changed everything. Follow me on my journey from a healthy, walking man to navigating through life with paraplegia. 

Most people have no idea what it's like to be paralyzed or what a person who is paralyzed goes through on a day-to-day basis. In 6 Days, I share how I became injured, how I recovered, and how I learned to live with my paralysis. With anecdotes taken from my personal life, I will tell you what I go through every day and how my injury affects the people around me. 

In addition to the book, you can also visit my regular website: www.spinalman.com where I have included details from my journey, including videos.



 Paperback from me 

Courageous! A good read for those who are curious about what many people with disabilities go through just to show up.

Marc Richards pulls back the curtain to reveal what goes on backstage in order for him, and many of us with disabilities, to show up on the stage of life each day. ---  Mitchell Tepper, PHD, MPH 

Just read your book Marc and I congratulate you on your concise presentation of the facts! Well done my friend! What I liked most about your book was the fact that you did not belabor the fact that this was a disaster for you and your family. It was obvious — Margaret


 Kindle eBook from Amazon  

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I sat down and read your entire book. This is the first book I've read in one sitting in as many years as I can remember. It was clear, informative and interesting.  I especially liked the comments from your family. May this book create inspiration for many people. — Scott

I was absolutely fascinated with your book. It is so well written. You are an inspiration to all who have faced seemingly unendurable occurrences in their life. The love of your family and friends and the admiration they have shown, has been a testament to your perseverance and positive thinking. I congratulate you on a job well done and wish you the very best, always and ever. — Barbara

Read it in one sitting. Don't even know what to say.  I'm glad you wrote it.  I hope it was cathartic for you.  It made me very sad. I simply wouldn't have the strength to put up with the pain and daily challenges the way you have.  I will pass it along to the rest of the family. — Melissa

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