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Richard McCann - Author Hepatitis C

Carrier No. 1304 Reported by on Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Richard McCann
Author Richard Mccann
First Name: Richard
Last Name: McCann
Occupation: Author
STD(s): Hepatitis C
City: Washington
State/Territory: DC
Country: United States
Age: 62
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Race: White
Sex: Male
Hair: Blonde
Eyes: Blue
Height: 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight: 165 lbs.
Infection Date: Monday, December 31, 1990:
Disclosure History: Has not failed to notify someone before exposure
Information Source: Published Source

Richard McCann is a best selling author and a creating writing professor at American University. He is best known for his book Mother of Sorrows and a collection of poems called Ghost Letters, but is also an outspoken advocate for gay rights because he is gay.

In 1990 he was diagnosed with Hepatitis C it made him so sick that he eventually had to undergo a liver transplant. He later wrote an essay about his struggles called The Resurrectionist.

This report has been updated to include a video of McCann talking about his life. In recent years he has become known as a motivational speaker.

This report is part of ACSERP. It's ACSERP count is '1'.


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