We Can’t Afford to Lose the Fight Against Polio

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Dennis recently wrote an article for CNN about his passion….eradicating polio throughout the world.

“As an athlete, I enjoy competition — but there is a battle happening off the field that is more important: the fight to end polio.

This fight is personal to me. I grew up in Nigeria, where I contracted polio at the age of 3. It was tough being the only kid on the playground in a wheelchair. For years I watched the other kids play, and when I tried to participate, they moved away from me….”

Click here to read the entire article on CNN.com


  1. such a good point

    We Can't Afford to Lose the Fight Against Polio – Dennis Ogbe – Paralympian – Official Site