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Athletes run, walk to defeat polio indicate the race motto of "We Are This Close to Ending Polio."One hundered percent of the event entry fees go to support...Juneau has really made a difference in the fight to eradicate polio."Donations can still be made. Contact the aforementioned...
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match polio run's fundraising 2 to 1

...fees goe to support PolioPlus, which is working to eradicate polio in the world. The disease, for which there is no cure, once...10 a.m. at Riverbend Elementary school; Oct. 24 is World Polio Day. The entry fee is $10 for students and $20 for adults...
Philanthropist Bill Gates hopes polio will be eradicated by 2018

...spearhead a global campaign to eradicate polio, said Thursday he hopes that by 2015 paralyzed by the disease and by 2018 polio will be wiped out.Gates said in an interview...great progress" in the fight against polio and there are now only three countries...
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Smiths donate to polio research, share story

...Foundation with a check for $5,000 to be used toward research on post-polio syndrome. Carlton's father, Norman L. Smith, who suffered from polio, then post-polio syndrome, died in December, 2011 at the age of 86. A World War II paratrooper...
Photo: Community partnership against polio

...presents a $250 donation to Rotary Club of Juneau President Warren Russell toward Rotary's worldwide drive to eradicate polio, during Rotary Night on Thursday at Perseverance Theatre - a reception and viewing of Thornton Wilder's "Skin of Our Teeth...
Rotary clubs aim to eradicate polio

...with the rest of the Western Hemisphere, polio-free. But that didn't stop organization's efforts to eradicate polio from the entire world. "You join Rotary...its members to raise $80 million for its Polio Plus program by 2005. "If we can do something...
Riding for Polio

...Juneau this week to cap a 50-state tour to promoting polio eradication. A polio survivor himself, Mutchler spent the summer in Folsom, Calif., Mutchler, 58, contracted polio when he was 9 months old and spent the next three...
Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders dies of cancer

...Target Center, clamp his hand down on a shoulder and squeeze with a vise-like grip that came from hours of massaging his polio-stricken mother in his youth.He would carry around autographed cards of himself to hand out to fans, and playfully give...
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HIV/AIDS: It ain't over 'til It's over ...

...will remember when we wondered if we would ever get beyond the smallpox epidemic. We did. Many of us have done battle with polio and now that is a rare scare in many parts of the world now. HIV/AIDS isn't over yet. There are more than 33 million people...
Two women born in 1800s still alive

...term coined by Mark Twain, and the dawn of civil rights, the rise and fall of the fascists and Benito Mussolini, the first polio vaccines and the first black president of the United States.Jones, who lives in Brooklyn, currently tops a list of supercentenarians...
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