Our little daughter was not considered eligible to enter...

Our little daughter was not considered eligible to enter the Chicago public schools because of physical inability. The physicians said she would not be able to learn if she should go to school. The head doctor for the Board of Education said she was afflicted with epilepsy. After trying many doctors, without benefit, Christian Science was brought to our attention.

About this time we moved to Kansas City, where we began to attend the Christian Science church and placed our little daughter in the Sunday school. We then placed her under treatment and started her to the public school at the age of eight and one half years. The Christian Science practitioner we selected had been a school-teacher and she taught her to read by teaching her to repeat the "scientific statement of being" (Science and Health, p. 468) and other passages from "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, and then showing her where to find them in the book and helping her read them. After one summer of this work she was able to read the Quarterly Bible Lessons from both the Bible and Science and Health so fluently, and explain them so clearly, that neighbors and friends often remarked how wonderfully she did it. She finished the ward school at the age of thirteen and has always stood near the head of her classes. She was only kept in the second grade two months and skipped Fourth B entirely. She is considered a talented musician and plays in public recitals, and at present is a student in junior high school.

Testimony of Healing
It is with sincere gratitude that I give this testimony
February 18, 1922

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