In the spring of 1900 I had a severe attack of an eruptive...

In the spring of 1900 I had a severe attack of an eruptive fever, which seemed to leave my system in a debilitated state, and on examination by a prominent physician I was said to have serious lung trouble. I was very weak, and greatly reduced in weight. My parents having both passed out with lung trouble, I lost all hope; but not knowing what else to do I went to the mountains. None of my friends expected me to recover, and all thought they were bidding me farewell for the last time. While I was away my people came in touch with Christian Science, and I was given absent treatment. It had been necessary to give me sleeping powders as I was in such a state from fear that I was unable to sleep. When I was given my first treatment I slept all night and awoke the next morning feeling much refreshed. As soon as the fear was overcome I began to improve, and as I studied "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy, I could see no reason why I should not conquer my trouble. I was entirely healed in less than four months, and am now a strong, healthy woman weighing one hundred and seventy pounds. My recovery was so rapid and I gained so much in flesh that the physician, hearing of it and thinking I might be dropsical, sent for me. When I went to his office he looked at me in astonishment and said my cure was truly a miracle. It was nearly two years before I met the practitioner whose love for divine Principle, God, caused her to lend a helping hand to one in need. I am truly grateful for all the good that Christian Science has done for me.—Emma Hood, Placerville, Cal.

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Testimony of Healing
In gratitude for Christian Science, and for the benefit...
March 7, 1908

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