U.K. Broadcaster, Ex-Paralympian Reflects On Life With Polio In Gates Foundation Blog Series

In the first of a four-part series in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists” blog, U.K. broadcaster and ex-Paralympian Ade Adepitan reflects on how he “contracted polio at the age of 15 months whilst living in Lagos, Nigeria.” According to the blog, Adepitan in January “flew to Lagos to make a documentary about polio in Nigeria for the U.K. broadcaster Channel 4” (8/18).

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