Injured arm restored to full use

Just after I moved into a residential community for Christian Scientists, I was enjoying a line dancing class. Not realizing that a shoelace had come undone, I tripped on it and fell heavily to the floor, landing on my hip and partly breaking my fall with my right hand and arm.

Others in the group gathered around, and I was grateful for their strong support and love. The teacher, however, who was unfamiliar with my religion, was quite alarmed. I assured him that I could get up and walk. But when I did, I became aware of severe damage to my right arm. I excused myself to walk the short distance home and to call a Christian Science practitioner.

"Put 'em in their place"
April 20, 1998

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