Margarita Jimenez told us about her family experience living with a mother who contracted polio as a child of 7 or 8 in Columbia.  While many children in her village died of the disease, Margarita's mother survived and was able to lead a more normal life.  She had 9 children and raised a family in a typical manner.  She is now 86 and is experiencing post-polio symptoms.  No longer able to walk with a cane or walker, she uses a wheelchair. She is an example of the reason Rotary keeps working on ending polio in the world.
 
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