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Oct 10, 2021 / Centennial

FOX 4: Scottish Rite celebrates 100 years of caring for children in Dallas

The hospital opened in 1921 during the polio epidemic. It originally provided treatment to children suffering from the virus whose families didn’t have the money to pay for treatment. After the virus was essentially wiped out by vaccines in the 1950s, the hospital turned its focus to other orthopedic conditions. Since then, Scottish Rite has become a world-renowned facility with three North Texas locations.

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