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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Chapter Summary & Analysis - Little Beth Summary

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Little Beth Summary and Analysis

Ben faces a personal trial after a successful operation on Beth. The little girl had bumped her head after falling off a swing. At first the injury seemed minor but later she developed seizures. Ben and his associates interview the parents and examine Beth. The doctors tread lightly as they sense resistance and disbelief in the procedure as described by these experts. Ben feels the operation should take place but does not push it when the parents decide not to proceed. Beth is not having as many seizures and the parents believe she may be getting better on her own. However, a short time later, Beth's seizures increase and the family returns to Johns Hopkins for further evaluation after which the decision is made to go ahead with the operation. Beth's surgery goes perfectly however she lingers in a coma for weeks. The...

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