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  • In God's Wonderful Image: Remembering Dr. Paul Brand

    08/12/2003 11:00:53 AM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 14 replies · 339+ views
    BreakPoint ^ | 11 Aug 03 | Chuck Colson
    When Dr. Paul Brand met his first leprosy patients, he was told, "Nothing can be done with hands -- or feet -- like this. It's just leprosy." Translation: Deformed limbs are part of the disease; we can't fight it. But as Eddie Askew of Leprosy Mission International observed in a funeral tribute to Brand last month, "just leprosy" wasn't part of Paul Brand's vocabulary. He discovered that leprosy deformities could be corrected, performed surgeries on thousands, and taught his skills to others who carry on today. Part of Dr. Brand's success stems from the fact that he didn't merely treat...