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Subject: The medical pioneer's modest headstone say it all about the selfless man

A small stone with only his name and dates.
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Date Posted: Sunday, June 23, 05:02:00pm
In reply to: Bio & PHOTOS 's message, "ARCHIVE: June 23, 1995 ~Pioneering Medical researcher Jonas Salk helped eliminate one of the great scourges this country faced, when his development vaccine for Polio came in the mid-1950s. In post-war America, apart from the atomic bomb, America's greatest fear was polio. Dr. Salk, who selflessly never issued a patent for the vaccine, so that the afflicted globally would benefit, dies at 80. ..." on Sunday, June 23, 11:41:40am

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The polio vaccine was announced as safe on April 12, 1955 (NT)10 years to the day after FDR, who was crippled by polio, diedSunday, June 23, 05:39:26pm

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