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Sun Sep 7, 2014, 06:02 AM

20. We were very glad to take our polio shots in the fifties as we had kids crippled by it.

But we got all the lesser diseases, measles, mumps, chickenpox. We knew then that not everyone got through those well, some developed vision problems or got a lot of scars, etc. I don't recall getting a small pox shot, but we did get TB tests. For all we know, there are newer strains of measles, mumps, chickenpox now. And nothing is 100%. The thing that always put me off about flu shots was they usually say this is for last year's flu, not this year's flu.

Now I got another tetanus shot after having had one forty years ago; a flu shot and am saving up for a shingles and pneumonia shots. I'm in no condition to go through a lot of drama like that now.

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