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The Dawn Of The National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis
Those who today are fortunate in being in full possession of their muscular power naturally do not understand what it means to a human being paralyzed by this disease to have that powerlessness lifted even to a small degree. It means the difference between a human being dependent on others, and an individual who can be wholly independent. The public has little conception of the patience and time and expense necessary to accomplish such results. But the results are of the utmost importance to the individual....
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Title: The Dawn Of The National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis
Creator: n/a
Date: January 30, 1938
Format: Article
Publication: The President's Birthday Magazine
Publisher: National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis
Source: Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Control no.: RJ 496 P2 P7 1938
Location: pp.13, 38
Keywords: Advocacy; Basil O'Connor; Birthday Balls; Charity; Correspondence; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Doctors; Economics; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Fundraising; Georgia; Health & Medicine; Identity; Institutions; Medical Professionals; Medicine; National Foundation For Infantile Paralysis; Physical Disability; Public Health; Public Relations; Rehabilitation; Service Organizations; Social Welfare & Communities; Warm Springs Foundation
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Funding Support Provided By: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute