Racheal Shaw

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8 Things I Learned In The South

Minutes after landing in the South, I realized I was somewhere very, <i>very</i> different from California or New York. The air indoors was perfumed with fried chicken. The air outdoors felt humid and rich. People were... smiling. For no reason that I could see.<p>For a few warm, smiley days, my eager (read: …

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60 years in an iron lung: US polio survivor worries about new global threat

It’s a long way from central Oklahoma to Syria, but one of America’s last iron lung survivors says she’s a living reminder that an outbreak of polio anywhere in the world is a danger everywhere.<p>Martha Ann Lillard, now 65, has spent most of the past six decades inside an 800-pound machine that helps …