Polio patients in iron lungs in 1952.  (Nostalgia doesn't always mean 'good' ... but what IS good is that I never got polio ... and that the polio vaccine was created.  Millions upon millions of people have had it ... polio is not the scary thing it was when I was a child.  Thank the Good Lord.

Salk, Sabin and the Race Against Polio

Polio patients in iron lungs in 1952. (Nostalgia doesn't always mean 'good' ... but what IS good is that I never got polio ... and that the polio vaccine was created. Millions upon millions of people have had it ... polio is not the scary thing it was when I was a child. Thank the Good Lord.

Children in an iron lung before the advent of the polio vaccination, 1950

Children in an iron lung before the advent of the polio vaccination, 1950

What America Looked Like: Polio Children Paralyzed in Iron Lungs

What America Looked Like: Polio Children Paralyzed in Iron Lungs

A dozen children in iron lungs line the hall of Herman Kiefer Hospital in Detroit, recovering from an infection that has paralyzed their respiratory system.

20 Vintage Photos of Iron Lungs for Polio Victims From Between the 1930s and 1950s

20 Vintage Photos of Iron Lungs for Polio Victims From Between the 1930s and 1950s

Iron lung in the 1940s and 50's for polio. This was the fate of many who contracted polio. Terrible.

Iron lung in the 1940s and 50's for polio. This was the fate of many who contracted polio. Terrible.

vintage everyday: 20 Vintage Photos of Iron Lungs for Polio Victims From Between…

vintage everyday: 20 Vintage Photos of Iron Lungs for Polio Victims From Between…

Radiohead - My Iron Lung E.P. (CD) at Discogs

Radiohead - My Iron Lung EP

Radiohead - My Iron Lung E.P. (CD) at Discogs

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Proper Guacamole

Iron Lung [CD]

Iron Lung [CD]

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