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Where Infantile Paralysis Gets Its "Walking Papers"
It was great sport just paddling and floating around. Soon Mr. Roosevelt's cheery "Good Morning!" sounded on the air and in a few minutes he had joined us in the pool. At once we were told and shown a series of exercises he had worked out. It was "Catch hold of the bar this way" --- now swing --- in and out --- Hard! harder! that's it --- that's fine! Now - again, this way ----," and so through the entire regime of things he had worked out that morning....
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Title: Where Infantile Paralysis Gets Its "Walking Papers"
Creator: Fred Botts (author)
Date: Circa 1930
Format: Manuscript
Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Keywords: Advocacy; Architecture; Assistive Technology; Braces; Cane; Crutch; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Doctors; Exercise; Family; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Fred Botts; Georgia; Health & Medicine; Hydrotherapy; Identity; Institutions; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Native American; Nursing; Pennsylvania; Physical Disability; Physical Therapy; Polio; Railroads; Rehabilitation; Social Welfare & Communities; Transportation; Travel; Warm Springs Foundation; Wheelchair
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Physical Environment; Social Movements & Advocacy
Funding Support Provided By: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute