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During the 1950s. as polio swept across the United States, vast iron lungs that enabled paralyzed children to breathe became a powerful symbol of a greatly feared disease. : Stock Photo

During the 1950s. as polio swept across the United States, vast iron lungs that enabled paralyzed children to breathe became a powerful symbol of a greatly feared disease.

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