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While I was in my twenties, a...

While I was in my twenties, a painful, partial paralysis of one side of my body set in. Every effort on a medical basis to bring about a healing of this condition proved to be completely unsuccessful.

On the advice of a dear friend who was an adherent of Christian Science, I turned to a practitioner, who referred me to the chapter entitled "Recapitulation" in Science and Health by Mrs. Eddy and recommended that I study it. Subsequently I read the entire textbook; however, one passage in the chapter mentioned made a particular impression on me. We read on pages 476 and 477 the following words of absolute truth: "Jesus beheld in Science the perfect man, who appeared to him where sinning mortal man appears to mortals. In this perfect man the Saviour saw God's own likeness, and this correct view of man healed the sick."

After just one week of Christian Science treatment, a substantial improvement in my health took place. In a short while I was completely healed, and I could again take up the practice of my profession of that time, which required much standing as well as walking. In connection with this healing, I was also healed of fallen arches, for which I had needed special arch supports in my shoes. More than sixteen years have passed since then, during which I have experienced no impediment to walking.

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Testimony of Healing
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October 2, 1965

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