HEALTH CHARITY FORMED ON THIS DATE IN 1938

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The MARCH OF DIMES campaign to fight polio was founded by President
Franklin D. Roosevelt. He had contracted polio himself at the age of 39.

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President Roosevelt and Basil O’Conner, organizer of the MARCH OF
DIMES campaign, count dimes at the White House. 

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                                    Poster from the 1950’s  

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                The silver Roosevelt dime first issued in 1946

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