B., 70, was in an iron lung for the first 10 years of
his life. “I had polio. I was 10 months old when I was
paralyzed and placed in an iron lung. I was 7 or 8
before I realized that this was not normal. I was
constantly in the hospital.”
was never much drinking in my household. My mother was
Polish and she mixed water with homemade wine on
occasion, but we only drank it with dinner … to build
strong blood. As an adult, 1 beer would make me drunk,
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