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  • Doc Daneeka would never go swimming again; a person could swoon or suffer a mild coronary occlusion in an inch or two of water and drown to death, be carried out to sea by an undertow, or made vulnerable to poliomyelitis or meningococcus infection through chilling or over-exertion.

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  • Polio paralyzed and killed thousands of Americans a year before vaccination began in 1955.
  • Their leader was Maulana Fazlullah, a 28-year-old who used to operate the pulley chair to cross the Swat River and whose right leg dragged because of childhood polio.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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