When I was two years old a serious...

When I was two years old a serious illness left me with a diseased kidney. For some years afterward I suffered from periodic kidney attacks, which grew worse each time I had one. I was on a very strict diet and was deprived of many activities natural to a child. After I had been many weeks convalescing from one of the attacks the doctor told my mother that the only thing for me to do was to have a kidney removed. He said that if this was not done I could not possibly last through another attack.

When my mother refused to permit such an operation the doctor recommended that we try Christian Science, as he knew that my mother had previously been healed of tuberculosis through it. When the next attack of kidney trouble came my mother called a Christian Science practitioner. In three days' time I was completely healed and out playing with my friends. Thereafter I enjoyed a normal childhood with no return of the trouble.

Some years later, when I was married and was expecting a baby, I was watched very closely by my relatives, as they still could not believe I had been healed. However, I remained perfectly well, and the healing has proved permanent. My family and I have had many wonderful proofs of God's care and protection. My son, who is now sixteen, has had the privilege of attending the Christian Science Sunday School from early childhood, and God has been his only physician.

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Testimony of Healing
Soon after I became interested...
May 23, 1953

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