Polio: Then and Now

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Heard On Route 51

We’ll discuss the continuing fight to eradicate Polio worldwide, and its lingering effects on Americans who contracted the disease decades ago.Guest include author Jerry Apps, whose new book Limping Through Life describes his struggles with Polio while growing up on a rural central Wisconsin farm;Bob Williams, a Polio survivor andowner of the Stevens Point marketing firm Idea Associates; and his wife Mary Williams, Past President of the Rotary Club of Stevens Point, which is spreading the word how post-polio syndrome affects victims.Rotary International’s Polio Plus campaign is dedicated to the elimination of the disease around the world.