The Depression-Era Story of How the ‘March of Dimes’ Got Its Name

Today, it’s easy for Americans to take for granted being able to dive into a public swimming pool or sit in a crowded movie theater without worrying about contracting polio. But that’s what life was like 80 years ago, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt — who had himself contracted polio in 1921 at age 39…

via The Inspiring Depression-Era Story of How the ‘March of Dimes’ Got Its Name — TIME

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