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Local polio survivor now fundraising for prevention

Buy this photo Posted: Friday, November 13, 2015 12:00 am

Cynthia McNeely contracted what her doctor called "a light case of polio" when she was 10 months old and grew up walking with braces and crutches, left. Her physical handicap wasn't a barrier to entering medical school and a problem during her training only a few times. She is now a physician at Peterson Medical Associates and also helps raise funds through Rotary to eradicate the disease in the few places it still occurs.

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1 comment:

  • John K Brawley posted at 3:35 am on Tue, Apr 16, 2019.

    John K Brawley Posts: 1

    First of all, I would like to salute the courage and passion of this great lady Cynthia McNeely. Polio is not able to stop her to achieve anything big in her life. You should see Ronaldo's Practice for the sake of perfection. Her great story of courage and bravery has mesmerized me. I would love to donate some money for her great cause.