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ne  day  a  poor  boy  who  "You don't owe me anything," she       called  in  for  consultation.  When   You, God, that Your love is shed
                  was  selling  goods  from  replied.  "Mother  has  taught  us      he heard the name of the town she    abroad  through  human  hearts
          Odoor  to  door  to  pay  his  never  to  accept  pay  for  a  came from, he went down the hall                 and hands."
          way  through  school,  found  he  kindness."                               of  the  hospital  to  her  room.
          had only one thin dime left, and  He said, "Then I thank you from          Dressed in his doctor's gown, he     (Tears  in  my  Heart,  James
          he  was  hungry.  He  decided  he  my heart."                              went in to see her. He recognized    Collins, Xulon Press, 2007).
          would ask for a meal at the next  As Howard Kelly left that house,         her at once. He went back to the
          house.  However,  he  lost  his  he  not  only  felt  stronger  physi-     consultation room determined to
          nerve  when  a  lovely  young  cally, but his faith in God and man         do his best to save her life. From
          woman opened the door.               was  strengthened  also.  He  had     that day, he gave special attention
          Instead of a meal, he asked for a  been ready to give up and quit.         to the case.
          drink  of  water.  She  thought  he  Years  later,  that  young  woman     After  a  long  struggle,  the  battle
          looked  hungry  and  so  she  became  critically  ill.  The  local         was won. Dr. Kelly requested the
          brought him a large glass of milk.  doctors were baffled. They finally     business office to pass the final
          He  drank  it  slowly,  and  then  sent her to the big city where they     billing  to  him  for  approval.  He
          asked,  "How  much  do  I  owe  called in specialists to study her         looked at it, then wrote something
          you?"                                disease.  Dr.  Howard  Kelly  was     on the edge, and the bill was sent
                                                                                     to her room. She feared to open it,
                                                                                     for she was sure it would take the
                                                                                     rest  of  her  life  to  pay  for  it  all.
                                                                                     Finally  she  looked,  and  some-
                                                                                     thing caught her attention on the
                                                                                     side  of  the  bill.  She  read  these
                                                                                     words: "PAID IN FULL WITH ONE
                                                                                     GLASS  OF  MILK...  (Signed)  Dr.
                                                                                     Howard Kelly."
                                                                                     Tears of joy flooded her eyes as
                                                                                     her  happy  heart  prayed:  "Thank
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