[News Script: Paralyzed boy] Part: 1 of 2
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PARALYZED BOY 1-1-1
tAt Love Field in Dallas, a wheelchair awaits
14-year-old Paul Diehl as he returns homee from a
six-week stay in an Iowa hospital.
W. A. Diehl, Paul's
father, carries him from the plane while some twenty-five
members of Paul's Sunday school class at the First
Presbyterian church greet him with welcome home signs.
Paul was vacationing in Iowa last month with his parents
and two younger brothers when he suddenly became
paralyzed. Doctors said paralysis was caused by a blood
clot in Paul's spinal artery.
Paul's mother says doctors told her it was the first
known case ininmp involving a youngsters w
She says Paul was unable to move
a muscle in the beginning, but treatment has enabled him
to walk with leg braces and crutches.
Paul is taking it in stride and predicts a full recovery
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Paralyzed boy], item, August 26, 1958; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc852111/m1/1/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.