Medicine: More Becoming

Karen Killilea is a freckle-nosed little girl of eleven who falls down more than most youngsters: she has cerebral palsy. Like many another young palsy patient, she has been wearing a football helmet to protect her head. But a helmet is hot and heavy. Karen's father, a Manhattan engineer, took a better idea to Cavanagh's, the Park Avenue hatters. Last week Karen was wearing a jaunty cap. Built with a core of laminated plastic, it gives just as much protection as the helmet, and everybody, including Karen, thinks it is a lot more becoming. The United Cerebral Palsy Association is spreading...

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