50 years ago today, Summit County kicked off successful effort to eradicate polio in the region
Published: October 12, 2012 - 11:59 PM
| Updated: October 14, 2012 - 12:37 AM
By Paula Schleis
Beacon Journal staff writer
Jo and Mike Simms pose with the Akron Beacon Journal photograph taken of them on their wedding day 50 years ago. In the photo they are toasting each other with the area's first oral polio vaccine. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
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