Too Early for Flowers: The Story of a Polio Mother by Kurt Sipolski
Approx. 32,320 words.
Published on March 21, 2010.
OPTIONED FOR MOTION PICTURE. BASED ON A TRUE STORY: It was 1940. Too ambitious for her small Illinois town, Iris was determined to see the world with Washington, DC as the first stop.
Her plans were curtailed when she married a handsome young soldier, and they had two boys.
Tragically widowed and back home, her younger in braces from polio, Iris prepared herself for the challenges ahead.