Few would likely find themselves unaffected by the experience of viewing the 2012 movie, “The Sessions,” which portrays the life of poet, journalist and polio survivor Mark O’Brien.

O’Brien’s polio left him severely paralyzed from the neck down. Because of this, he lived most of his life inside a life-saving iron lung, able only to escape its confines a few hours a day.

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