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Viewpoint: Memories, good times and fears of polio

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As we approached the official start to summer this week, I think back to my youth, shortly after the Spanish-American War, a time without air-conditioning.

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Summers in the '40s and '50s also meant living in the shadow of polio epidemics.

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Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
(651) 459-7600
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