A Child of Sanitariums: A Memoir of Tuberculosis Survival by Gloria Paris

By Gloria Paris

This dramatic memoir recounts one woman’s event with skeletal tuberculosis, which she reduced in size 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 affliction and used to be ultimately published whilst she was once 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 suggest for minority teams. by way of turns deeply affecting and hilarious, this memoir presents a glimpse right into a still-dangerous ailment and is a testomony to the ability of human perseverance and hope.

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