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FDR’s Disability – He contracted polio at age 39 which left him unable to walk or stand unassisted. He was a daily wheelchair user. He started the March of Dimes to fund a cure for polio. He frequented Warm Springs, GA for its therapeutic waters and helped pioneer rehabilitation practices.

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U.S. SENATOR TOM HARKIN (RETIRED) JOINS ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF FDR MEMORIAL LEGACY COMMITTEE: Committee Seeks to Expand Mission by Uniting Legends of the Disability Movement with Today’s Emerging Leaders 
U.S. SENATOR TOM HARKIN (RETIRED) JOINS ADVISORY COMMITTEE OF FDR MEMORIAL LEGACY COMMITTEE: Committee Seeks to Expand Mission by Uniting Legends of the Disability Movement with Today’s Emerging Leaders 
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Sign the Petition: Disability Rights History at American Landmark Needs to be Told
Sign the Petition: Disability Rights History at American Landmark Needs to be Told
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FDR MEMORIAL LEGACY COMMITTEE RECEIVES GRANT FROM HUMANITIESDC FOR ORAL HISTORIES
FDR MEMORIAL LEGACY COMMITTEE RECEIVES GRANT FROM HUMANITIESDC FOR ORAL HISTORIES
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