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"Books" includes volumes written by physicians and researchers about the late effects of polio and post-polio syndrome. Biographical and autobiographical works about the polio experience dating from the 1950s to present are also included. 

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Surviving It All: The Polio Story

Herndon, Sylvia

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Still Life: The Story of a Struggle with Disablement

Higgins, Elizabeth Twistington

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My World Has Access Now

Hoit, Judy

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Polio Is Not for Pity

Holdsworth, Irene

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A Better Understanding of Poliomyelitis and PPS

House, Tom and Kai Paschen, MD

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Adelia: Simple Person, Silent Teacher, Polio Survivor

Huff, Carol

The biography of a survivor who died in 1971 at age 28.

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Disability and Passing: Blurring the Lines of Identity (May 2013)

Jeffrey A. Brune and Daniel J. Wilson

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Treatment and Condition Remain Unchanged

Jordan, Kevin E.

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The Man Who Learned to Walk Three Times: A Memoir

Kavanagh, Peter

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Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio

Kehret, Peg

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