Michael Smith a.k.a. Spenser is the creator of Spondyville.com. Spondyville is a town where everyone has AS, so no-one ever has to feel alone in dealing with this disease. He has been raising AS awareness online for almost 20 years. Five years ago, he started the April is Spondylitis Awareness Month campaign and last year co-produced the Best Medicine Night of Comedy fundraiser to benefit the Spondylitis Association of America. His current AS awareness project can be seen at www.HowManySpondys.com Michael is also a playwright and poet. His popular weekly haiku blog is www.TheHaikulodeon.com
In addition, his Spondyville weekly chat sessions held in the Spondy Cafe chat room have been meeting regularly since 1995.
there’s a promise we fulfill;
we will not give up.