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Arizona Rotary Volunteer Work Saves Lives

Posted by lauraz in News. 4 comments

28th March

In the 1980s, polio infected and crippled or killed more than 350,000 children annually. In 1988, Rotary International made a promise – to eradicate polio from the face of the earth. Since that promise was made, polio cases have plummeted by more than 99 percent, preventing five million instances of child paralysis and 250,000 deaths. [...]

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