Joseph as a baby


Joseph as a baby

Born in New London Connecticut July 22 1926, he was the fifth child of Italian immigrants Ersilia and Angelo Scaletti. A bout with polio at age 5 left him temporarily paralyzed, and it was only his mother’s persistent massaging of his leg muscles that made it possible for him to walk, run and play football in high school.

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