On Nov. 13, 1911, my little girl, aged five, was taken ill...

On Nov. 13, 1911, my little girl, aged five, was taken ill with fever, and two days later, alarming symptoms having developed, my wife called in a doctor, who diagnosed the case as blackwater fever, and said that he would take the child into his nursing home at the town thirteen miles away. I took her there with her mother that evening (Nov. 15) and cabled the same night to a Christian Science practitioner in England for treatment. I also told my little girl that I was going to do this, as she is being brought up as a Christian Scientist. She was no worse for two days and then made rapid improvement, to such a degree that on the eighth day after going into the nursing home I was able to bring her home. She has not been ill in any way since, but has been well and normal. I may say that blackwater fever is regarded as a dangerous type of fever our here; recovery is generally slow and convalescence long. My daughter had no medicines in the hospital, as the doctor could not get her to take the only medicine he wished to give her; and she told him before leavig that Christian Science had cured her, not the doctoring.

Col. H. G. Kennard, Mergui, Burma, India.

Although not a Christian Scientist, I can vouch for the above statement made by my husband as regards my little girl. She certainly made a marvelous and rapid recovery, so much so that many people of our acquaintance doubted it really being blackwater fever. I myself would have doubted it if the symptoms had not been so remarkably different from the ordinary malaria.—Mrs. A. Kennard.

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Testimony of Healing
I would like to express my gratitude for Christian Science...
June 13, 1914

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