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polio
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an acute viral disease marked by muscle paralysis caused by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord
  • In junior high school, Flom took the entrance exam for the elite Townsend Harris public high school on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, a school that in just forty years of existence produced three Nobel Prize winners, six Pulitzer Prize winners, and one Supreme Court Justice, not to mention George Gershwin and Jonas Salk, the inventor of the polio vaccine.
    Chapter 5 (2% in)

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