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The following testimonies were given at First Church of Christ, Scientist, Dayton, O.:—

A lady said: I had been under the doctor's care some three years ago for nervous prostration and other complaints, and finding no relief gave up treatment with them for a time. In September, 1899, I was in such misery that I again concluded to place myself under the care of some eminent physician. My former home was in Kentucky, but I am now living in Dayton. I sought one of the leading physicians of this city, and he assured me if I would be patient he would do all he could to cure me. I was under his care three months when he thought it advisable to perform a surgical operation, to which I consented, being desirous of regaining my health. I was taken to the hospital where the operation was performed, and returned in December, not very much better. My physician did all in his power for me, was exceedingly kind and patient, and I fully appreciate his untiring effort to relieve my suffering. I remained under his care until June, 1900. As I had a very stubborn disease, for which he could do nothing, and as I felt I must have relief from some source, I turned to Christian Science. I commenced to take treatment and began the study of Science and Health in the latter part of June. The disease which the doctor said he could not cure, and which he admitted, if not relieved, would send me to an asylum, was permanently healed in one week. Other troubles I had were slow in yielding, but I began to see the light at last, and can never be grateful enough to my kind, patient healer for bringing me into Christian Science.

For the benefit of those seeking the Truth, I will relate my condition to prove that Christian Science can heal the most stubborn case. I could not walk one square alone, not on account of weakness, but because of fear. The sweet strains of a band of music would cause intense suffering, resulting in a mental collapse. It was impossible to ride in a street car on account of heart palpitation In robing and disrobing myself, I would become so nervous that it was necessary for some member of the family to be present with me. My suffering during a storm was almost indescribable.

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Forbear, Forgive, Forget
May 30, 1901

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