Greenbush's spunky Ms. Folland is a marvelous role model
May 9, 2020
At 74, Marcia "Mars" Folland, a delightful character and retired educator who never knew anything but crutches and leg braces as a young tomboy peppering passing cars with snowballs, reflected recently on her life as a polio patient.
"I've had a wonderful life," said the 1963 Greenbush High School graduate, whose memories of being afflicted with poliomyelitis are family lore.
Marcia, a 1945 model, only remembers what she has been told.
"My sister and I were both taken to a doctor in Thief River Falls and the first question he asked my dad was, 'How much money do you have?'
"Then, he said th...