By João Correa, a Paralympic athlete from Brazil and supporter of Rotary’s End Polio Now campaign
My name is João Correa and I am 49 years old. Although I was not affected by poliomyelitis, I know the kind of suffering many polio victims have to endure.
When I was 19, I had an accident while working in construction. I was in the hospital for a year and a half, after which I could never walk again. Since then, I have used a wheelchair to get around. Continue reading