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Growing up in Leeds, Past and Present
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Student from Potternewton School for Pupils with Special Needs

This photograph shows a student at Potternewton school learning how to use a sewing machine. Looking closely we can see that she is wearing braces on her legs which indicates that she may have suffered from Polio or another debilitating disease. 

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