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Saturday September 20, 2014
Conference sponsored by The San Francisco Bay Area Polio SurvivorsSaturday September 20, 2014
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Pleasant Hill Community Center
320 Civic Dr
Pleasant Hill, CA 94521
More information: www.sfbapoliosurvivors.org
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Registration form: Click here to download»
Breathing and Sleep Symposium
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Latest Polio Stories SubmittedKurt Sipolski :
Read Kurt's Tribute to his Mother>>
"As with any condition or event there are benefits. I have learned that people are extremely kind and helpful to the disabled."
"I hear Sister Kenny’s words still ringing in my head: 'You can and will walk.' So I am, as long as I can, with minimal assistance, and a positive outlook. "
"I think of this as just 'a little inconvenience,' and I have to be the luckiest guy in the world that I was not disabled all of this time."
"I have been told many times that I am a classic, very strong Type-A personality."
"It is great to connect with other survivors around the world and be able to share their stories."
"PolioToday is a great resource for us as polio survivors."
"It took about a decade for me to finally put the PPS puzzle together."
Cilla Webster (South Africa)::
“I choose to be proactive and make the most of what life has given me.”
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