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September 3, 2019 - 10:03 AM

70 Years Ago

September, 1949

LeRoy Roedel, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Roedel, Elsmore, is Allen County’s latest polio victim. His local physician said today that he became ill last Sunday and was taken to the Kansas University Medical Center last Monday. Both of the boy’s legs are paralyzed to some extent and he has been in a respirator to assist his breathing.

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