It has been my desire for some time to testify to the...

It has been my desire for some time to testify to the great benefits which have come to me in Christian Science. This great truth was presented to me in the early part of June, 1909, at a time when the best of medical skill had failed to relieve my suffering. There seemed to be nothing that would give me even temporary relief, to say nothing of a permanent cure; in fact, I was told by a number of the best physicians that they feared my time would be short on this earth. But the understanding which has come to me through the study of the Christian Science text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy, has reversed these decisions, for I am thoroughly healed, and my health is now better than it has ever been.

My case was one of seventeen years' standing. At the age of thirteen I was taken with a pain in my right side, and after our home doctor was given a fair trial without much improvement, my father decided to take me to a hospital where the best of physicians could be had. After a thorough examination they advised my father to let me remain for two weeks and take treatment, and this he consented to; but after two weeks they telegraphed to him to come, and upon his arrival he was told that the only thing for me was a surgical operation. To this he consented, and I was operated upon the following day. I recovered from this operation in due time, but was told that I must be very careful for at least one year. I believed that I might get entirely well, but as time went on I found myself again suffering from the same trouble, only worse.

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