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Skate soccer documentary becomes most successful Kickstarter movie by an African production company

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Inspiring Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sports combination of skating and soccer / Award-winning South African filmmakers crowd-source funding via Kickstarter for the documentary

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Video: Rotary Lights Up the World

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A recent global study revealed that 44 percent of the population was surprised to learn that polio still exists and is a serious problem. Are you among them?

Fifty six years ago today, on February 23, 1954, a group of elementary school students in Pittsburgh became the first to receive Dr. Jonas Salk’s breakthrough polio vaccine, marking the turning point in a battle against one of the most frightening public health issues the world has ever faced. read more

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