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Robert Cumming: Well remembers cold day in January 1963

Writer was 9-year-old in Anchorage; remembers the Dr. Jonas Salk oral polio immunization, too.

Robert Cumming writes:
Noting the front page Adair County News January 1963 article, I well remember that frigid day and week as a nine year old growing up in Anchorage outside Louisville walking to school a mile away. Back then there was no bus service, kids walked or parents car-pooled children. Also that front page edition mentioned Dr McClendon from Greensburg discussing the recently discovered Sabin oral polio vaccine. I remember later that winter going to Eastern High School on a Saturday morning lining up with members of the community to get an oral sugar cube polio vaccine for a mass Health Dept. public polio immunization! - Robert Cumming
Comments re photo 76738 JIM Newspaper account of day Columbia KY coldest in nation



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