Daily Herald: Retired Teacher Delivers Polio Vaccines
November 25, 2012 -- Mary Stitt has spent her life teaching and helping children in Arlington Heights and around the world, and at 87 years old she isn't done yet.
Stitt is leaving in December for her 8th international trip with Rotary International to deliver polio vaccines as part of the mission to rid the world of the disease.
The woman, who has a school named after her, has made nearly 50 philanthropic international trips over the last 20 years.
You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, November 25, 2012, or online at dailyherald.com.
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