Israel Lerman
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  • Port Saint Lucie, FL
  • United States
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Are you a Polio Survivor?
yes
What year did you contract polio?
1951
Do you have Post-Polio Syndrome?
Yes
When did you begin experiencing symptoms?
1984
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Power Chair, Wall Lifts, Mobility Mini Van

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He Who Ha, Ho Hum

I came to the US in 1957 from Israel because, Israel had little medical assistance for PP's, especially children. I was placed at Rusk Institute (now IRM) on 34th St. & East River Dr., NYC for 6 months or so. Grew up in NYC. Elementary Schooled in Health Conservation Classes, a form of segregation, until High School, where I was finally integrated with the whole student body. After a few years at Long Island Jewniversity in Brooklyn, NY, I did another few months at "Rusk" at age 23… Continue

Posted on September 6, 2009 at 3:00am

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