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Proud to persevere: Bob Rohrer reflects on life affected by childhood polio

October 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As people sometimes do as they approach a milestone birthday, Bob Rohrer recently took some time to reflect on his life. Bob turned 70 on Sept. 13, and what put his lifespan in perspective was a yellowed and tattered newspaper clipping from 60 years prior (above left), when Bob celebrated his 10th birthday in an iron lung at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Continue Reading

Health officials not on track to eradicate polio

July 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The world is not on track to wipe out polio by the end of 2012, a group of independent health experts warned Wednesday.
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