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Ruby Simpson who was disabled with Polio is pictured here with Lynn Ridgway.

1954
Ruby Simpson who was disabled with Polio is pictured here with Lynn Ridgway.

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1954 – Polio is a serious viral infection but its rare nowadays (November 2019) because it can be prevented with vaccination.

When I was 10, I sometimes used to help Ruby feed her dog Ermin, by giving him his food mixed with cold tea.

Ruby stayed at Number 21 it was a main door part of Dean Path Buildings behind Mr Burnsides Grocery & Wine Merchants shop. Lynn Ridgway lived in number 2 West Mill Lane, opposite the Dean School.

Dean Village Memories Added by Dean Village Memories Attributed to: Gail Featherstonehaugh

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