Download e-book for iPad: A Child of Sanitariums: A Memoir of Tuberculosis Survival by Gloria Paris

By Gloria Paris

This dramatic memoir recounts one woman’s adventure with skeletal tuberculosis, which she shriveled on the age of 5 within the Nineteen Thirties. It recounts her subsequent 9 years dwelling in tuberculosis sanatoriums the place she underwent many remedies for the illness and was once eventually published whilst she used to be 14. regardless of her next disablement, she went directly to marry and feature 3 kids, paintings as a micro-biologist, practice as a comedienne, and function an recommend for minority teams. by means of turns deeply affecting and hilarious, this memoir presents a glimpse right into a still-dangerous ailment and is a testomony to the facility of human perseverance and hope.

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