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    • A Lifetime in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung: A Memoir
    • By: Martha Mason
    • Narrated by: Catherine Byers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    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.

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    • What an amazing story

    • By sharon on 04-11-13
    • A Lifetime in the Rhythm of an Iron Lung: A Memoir
    • By: Martha Mason
    • Narrated by: Catherine Byers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 02-28-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95