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The Moth in the Iron Lung: A Biography of Polio by [Forrest Maready]

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Forrest Maready is an author, medical researcher, and historian who spent much of his life working in the television and film industry. He graduated from Wake Forest University and lives in Wilmington, North Carolina, with his wife, son and dog. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07DJR7F6H
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ June 4, 2018
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2212 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 285 pages
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Forrest Maready is a native of North Carolina and graduate of Wake Forest University, where he studied religion and music. He spent the early part of his career working in the film, television, and advertising industries as a sound engineer, composer, animator, and editor. He is the author of over a dozen books, many of them stemming from years of medical research. The Moth in the Iron Lung, his most popular, tells the true story of polio—a tale much different than most were taught as children. More recently, he founded Protarianism, a Christian denomination focused on restoring both tribes and an understanding of the faith before it was taken over by pagans, polytheists, and philosophers. His book Red Pill Gospel: Christianity, Before it was Ruined by Christians, documents the takeover. Maready lives in North Carolina with his family and is an avid musician, tennis player, and competitive shooter.

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