I feel I owe my life to Christian Science

I feel I owe my life to Christian Science. When I was eight years old I used to play with my friends in an alley adjoining our backyard. One day I hurt my knee while playing there.

Because I needed more nursing care than my parents were able to provide for me at home, I was taken to a hospital. The medical staff diagnosed my condition as tetanus and doubted that I would live through the night. Nevertheless, they provided nursing care for me without medication. My parents had found Christian Science earlier, when my mother had been healed of complications following the birth of my brother.

I survived because of the effective prayer of a dear friend who was also a Christian Science practitioner, and who remained with me and my parents all that night in prayer. Then, the next morning, specialists were called in to witness the "miracle" they felt had taken place. God was given the credit for my healing. We were all so grateful.

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February 27, 1989

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