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Today in History: Children Receive First Polio Vaccine 

I recall my mother saying that the only thing she ever regretted being unable to do was ride a bike, a simple pleasure I well know in life -- and one that I take advantage of in commuting. Shortly after I was born, the doctors fused her kneecap, for muscles were deteriorating to a bad …

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Today in History: The Black Death 

The Black Death or Bubonic Plague dates back to March 20, 1345 when, according to scholars at the University of Paris, there was "a triple conjunction of Saturn, Jupiter and Mars in the 40th degree of Aquarius." This deadly disease left 50 million people dead from a bacterium transmitted by the fleas of rats. Flu-like …

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