As an infant I survived a severe...

As an infant I survived a severe case of pneumonia, but was thereafter considered a frail child. From early childhood I had an intense desire to be as vigorous as other boys of my age and to participate in their activities. When I was eight years old, my mother turned to Christian Science and was healed of a physical condition which had not yielded to medical treatment. As a result of my mother's healing, my sister and I were sent to the Christian Science Sunday School, which I attended for some years without any real interest or co-operation.

By the time I was fifteen, my father, who was not seriously interested in Christian Science, insisted that I have a medical examination. The doctor's verdict was that I had a weak heart. He said I must curtail my activities, rest as much as possible, and avoid physical exertion, which might prove fatal.

Testimony of Healing
How great are the works of God!...
July 30, 1960

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