Curvature of the Spine Healed

From babyhood I was reared in the thought that I was the victim of hereditary consumption, my mother having died of this disease when I was but a week old. My spine also became affected, and the physicians to whom I went for help told me that in a short time I would be bent double. In one year from the time my spine became affected I was treated by five different doctors, but they were all unable to give me any permanent relief. We finally lost all hope of finding anything that would benefit me, and I felt so weak and helpless, suffering almost constantly, I prayed that I might die, as I believed that only in death, should I find relief from my suffering.

At this time Christian Science was brought to our notice through the healing of a friend. Although knowing nothing about it, I became very much prejudiced, and refused to have anything to do with it. My aunt, by whom I had been raised, being very anxious for me to try Christian Science, secured the address of a healer and wished me to begin treatment at once. I was at this time so very much opposed that I would not listen to her, but a few months later she made arrangements for me to go to Chicago, and while there take Christian Science treatment. I was still very reluctant and became excited and nervous about it. I told the Scientist how much I was opposed to Christian Science, and the only reason I had consented to take treatment was to please my aunt. The Scientist was very patient with me and was sure I would feel quite differently in a short time. She was right, for after the third treatment I felt like a different girl. I gained strength rapidly. The curvature entirely disappeared and I became perfectly straight and strong, soon able to ride a bicycle or do any kind of work which I had never been able to do in all my life before. I am very grateful for all Christian Science has done and is doing for me. I give this testimonial hoping that it may help some other weary and heavy laden mortal to find rest and peace.

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