Polio Epidemic In Ann Fay's Blue

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When I was in fourth grade we had to read this book that was based in North Carolina, during World War two and when kids at a young age were getting polio and dying. The book named Blue, sparked the interest of being in the medical field. Also, knowing that I could do something great like starting an emergency hospital in just three days so they could put all of the sick and helpless children in one place. Blue is the reason why I am going to go into the medical field instead of choosing a different path.
Blue is set during 1944 right at the end of World War two and right at the started of the polio epidemic that was sweeping across the western Piedmont of North Carolina. The main character, Ann Fay lived in Hickory with her mother, father,
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