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Which US president had polio and used a wheelchair?

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Asked by Prasoon Sinha, 25 Jun '12 08:55 pm
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Franklin D Roosevelt
Answered by Shatabdi Express, 25 Jun '12 09:06 pm

 
  
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Franklin Roosevelt
Answered by Trivial Pursuit, 25 Jun '12 09:05 pm

 
  
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Franklin D Roosevelt
Answered by jameel ahmed, 25 Jun '12 08:57 pm

 
  
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Franklin D Roosevelt
Answered by Annes, 25 Jun '12 08:56 pm

 
  
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Franklin D Roosevelt
Answered by Manju Sikri, 26 Jun '12 08:19 am

 
  
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Franklin D Roosevelt
US PRESIDENT 1933-1945
In August 1921, while the Roosevelts were vacationing at Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada, Roosevelt contracted an illness diagnosed then as polio which resulted in permanent paralysis from the waist down; this diagnosis has since been questioned.[50] For the rest of his life, Roosevelt refused to accept that he was permanently paralyzed.[51] He tried a wide range of therapies, including hydrotherapy, and, in 1926, he purchased a resort at Warm Springs, Georgia, where he founded a hydrotherapy center for the treatment of polio patients which still operates as the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation.[52] After he became President, he helped to found the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis (now known as the March of Dimes).

At the time, Roosevelt was able to convince many people that he was getting better, which he believed was essential if he was to run for public office again. Fitting his hips and legs wi ...more
Answered by anil garg, 26 Jun '12 02:12 am

 
  
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Franklin D Roosevelt
Answered by anantharaman, 25 Jun '12 10:38 pm

 
  
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Fraklin d roosevelt
Answered by vijay, 25 Jun '12 09:59 pm

 
  
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