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Proud to persevere: Bob Rohrer reflects on life affected by childhood polio

Published 10/13/2012, Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON — As people sometimes do as they approach a milestone birthday, Bob Rohrer recently took some time to reflect on his life. Bob turned 70 on Sept. 13, and what put his lifespan in perspective was a yellowed and tattered newspaper clipping from 60 years prior (above left), when Bob celebrated his 10th birthday in an iron lung at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

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