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Books

"Books" includes volumes written by physicians and researchers about the late effects of polio and post-polio syndrome. Biographical and autobiographical works about the polio experience dating from the 1950s to present are also included. 

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The Long Road Back: The Story of My Encounter with Polio

LeComte, Edward

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Traveling Without A Spare: A Survivor’s Guide to Navigating the Post-Polio Journey

Leff, Wenzel A., MD

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A Summer Without Children: An Oral History of Wythe County, Virginia's 1950 Polio Epidemic

Logan, Linda H

A historical exhibit produced for the Thomas J. Boyd Museum, Wytheville, Virginia, about "the worst per capita polio outbreak in the US." The small town of Wytheville (population 5,550) accounted for 185 polio cases--or 15% of all cases in the State of Virginia that summer. Drawn from personal accounts, private archives and newspaper articles, Linda Logan portrays the town that summer when there were no children seen on the streets due to the sever polio outbreak.

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A Life of Make Believe: From Paralysis to Hollywood

Mahon, John

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A View from the Quiet Corner

Malizia, Alan M.

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The Little Red Chair

Malizia, Alan M.

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Hot Water, Orange Juice and Kids and More Hot Water!

Malone, Millie

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Post-Polio Syndrome: Identifying Best Practices in Diagnosis & Care and Guidelines for people who had polio

March of Dimes

This pamphlet summarizes the topics covered at the International Conference on Post-Polio Syndrome in May, 2000.

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Two Lives

Marshall, Peter

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The Raging Moon

Marshall, Peter

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