Frank C. Mars was born in Pope, Minnesota in 1883 and was unable to walk to school having contracted polio as a young boy. Schooled at home, his mother Elva taught him how to hand-dip chocolate. . . and so the global company known as Mars, Inc. began. What does M&M, a treat that originated in 1941 and which is one of the company’s multi-billion dollar brands, stand for?