Through the Storm: A Polio Story
This is the story of a survivor, a man struck down by one of the most frightening of diseases, polio, that affected thousands in the 1940s and 1950s. Hall chronicles the assault polio made on him and others and his long road to recovery.
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Chapter One The Big Chill
Chapter Three Fear
Chapter Nine More Than My Plan
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