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Breath: Life in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung, A Memoir

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Breath: Life in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung, A Memoir

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Martha Mason

Breath: Life in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung, A Memoir

Год издания: 2003
Страниц: 300
Book Description"I live with a stable of nightmares," Martha Mason writes, "but hope keeps them in harness." Some might wonder how Martha could have clung to hope at all. In 1948, on the day of the funeral of her adored older brother Gaston, a quick victim of the great polio epidemic, Martha was struck with the same dreaded disease. After a year in polio hospitals, she was sent back to her home in the village of Lattimore in the cotton-growing hills of western North Carolina. She was completely paralyzed, with only her head protruding from an 800-pound yellow metal cylinder that breathed for her. Doctors told her parents that she likely wouldn't live for more than a year. But the doctors hadn't counted on Martha's will, or the hope that drives her still. An avid reader, she dreamed of being a writer, and after finishing high school in her iron lung, she went on to nearby Gardner-Webb College, then to Wake Forest University, where she was graduated first in her class and...

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