J.R. had polio at the age of nine and his doctor told his parents that a good way to strengthen his legs was to ride horses.
Betty Jo Bird of Gallatin
Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in the Young At Heart section of the St. Joseph (Mo.) News-Press on Friday, Aug. 20.
Macon R. and Florence Atha Bird lived in Faucett, Mo., where J.R., my husband, was born. They