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Rotarians hope to end polio now

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SHREVEPORT, La. -
The Rotary Club of Shreveport is making steps to end polio now. 
On Tuesday, guest speaker John Germ urged members to stop the spread of polio.
 
Since 1988, Rotary and its partners have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children. 
Tremendous progress has been made, yet polio continues to threaten hard-to-reach areas around the world. 
"Polio does have the opportunity to come into the United States and so until we eradicate it from the world all the children are vulnerable. We need to save the children," said Germ.
 
"I've seen it in some of my travels throughout the world and it's still there. It needs to be stopped and it can be stopped," said Rotarian Gene Richardson.
Donations to the "End Polio Now" campaign are welcome from everyone.
 
To give, call the Rotary Club of Shreveport at (318) 221-3053, email shreveportrotary@gmail.com or visit this link
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