WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
COMMENTARY

Remembering the mid-20th century polio epidemic

By Sanda Baucom Hight
Posted 5/26/20

Those of us who were small children in the mid-20th century remember being afraid of polio, which reached epidemic levels in the late ’40s and early ‘50s.  Our parents feared it as …

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