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Janice Marie Edwards

In 1960 when I was seven months old I was diagnosed with polio. In 1968 I came to Birmingham to Children’s Hospital and had a muscle transplant. I also got to have my picture in the newspaper. I had to undergo several months of physical therapy; my parents couldn’t afford to go back and forth so I had to stay at the hospital. I got an award for helping out with others while I stayed there. You couldn’t have asked for nicer people. My heart and thanks go out to them.

It means more than I can express. They helped me when no one else could. I would recommend their care to anyone. My children and grandchildren use this hospital to this day!! I can’t thank them enough for what they did for me!
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