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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2005 - Community. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 15, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9125/show/9070.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 2005 - Community. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9125/show/9070

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 2005 - Community, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed September 15, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/9125/show/9070.

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Title Houstonian 2005
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
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Title Community
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  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript WalkAmerica 2005 Story by The Houstonian Staff In 1997, the March of Dimes chose UH as the site of its annual event. Houstonians have made a tradition of walking the main campus one Sunday morning every spring. or the ninth year, the UH campus was a walk site for the March of Dimes WalkAmerica. An estimated 30,000 people participated in the five-mile walk around UH, which benefited the March of Dimes' campaign to prevent birth defects and infant mortality. Franklin D. Roosevelt established the campaign in 1938 as the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. Twenty years later, a research team led by Dr. Jonas Salk announced that it had developed a "safe, potent and effective" vaccine for polio. The March then committed itself in the 1950s to fighting infant birth defects. The University was one of four local walk sites this year; the others were UH- Clear Lake, The Woodlands and Greenspoint Mall. In the past, UH walkers gathered at Robertson Stadium for a parade. This year walkers began at 9 a.m. May 1 at Entrance 14 and walked around MacGregor Park, then up Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center. From there, they crossed the campus to finish back at Entrance 14. As they did in previous years, students, faculty and staff from most UH colleges formed teams to help raise money for the walk. Funds raised during the event directly support the March of Dimes' five-year, $75 million Prematurity Campaign. In 2004, UH raised more than $ 14,000 at its walk. Nationally, about 500,000 people participate in WalkAmerica each year. Organizers have long set an annual goal of $ 10 million, with 75 percent of the proceeds funneled directly into research programs. The March of Dimes also establishes goals for the reduction of specific birth defects and conducts research to determine where to target research efforts. Grants are issued on the basis of infant mortality rates and other statistics. 202