Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story - Craig and Susan Summary & Analysis

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Craig and Susan are a young married couple who were high-school sweethearts. As a young man, Craig developed a brain tumor which was surgically removed. However, that was not the end of it. Craig was diagnosed with a disease called Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) which causes the recurrence of brain and retinal tumors. Craig went through many surgeries for the removal of the tumors and suffered from deteriorating health and physical strength. As the years went on, Craig's condition worsened and doctors held out little hope that he could be helped. Susan learned all about her husband's disease and became interested enough to become a nurse. This is when Susan and Craig comes into Ben's life.

Due to Ben's stellar reputation, Susan asks for Ben's help in an upcoming surgery. Ben agrees to help and successfully removes the deadly tumor and Craig...

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