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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 20, 1913, Image 9',
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AFTER TWENTY YEARS OF DARKNESS, BUND WOMAN
OF EIGHTY REGAINS HER SIGHT
Mrs. Ruth Thomas.
Blind Man of Bethsaida on
And he looked up. and said,
I ee men as trees, walking.
After that He put His
hands again on his eyes, and
made him look up,and he was
restored and saw every man
clearly. Mark viii :24-25.
Brynmenyn, South Wales, Jan.
20. In the little village of Porth-
cawl an 80-year-old woman is be
ginning life again. For 20 years
she was totally blind ; now she
sees. As suddenly as the dark
ness settled over her, so did day
light return after two decades.
The story reads like a miracle
from the Bible in which faith,
hope and prayers were answered.
Sight came to Mrs. Ruth
Thomas as a Christmas gift. She
saw before she realized she was