Take My Hands Author:Dorothy Clarke Wilson Take My Hands is the biography of a young woman who overcame a devastating physical handicap. It is also the story of an extraordinary Christian faith and devotion born out of intense sufferings and shared with people in many parts of the world. — Mary Verghese, the daughter of a plantation owner in South India, decided early in life that she wou... more »ld obtain an advanced education and make herself as useful as possible to her newly independent country.
Her decision led her to the Christian Medical College at Vellore where, guided by the ideals of its founder, the famous Dr. Ida Scudder, she became a surgeon. Then shortly after her graduation, an accident made Mary a paraplegic.
How she reconstructed her life, how she learned to perform delicate hand and face operations while seated in her wheel chair, and how she became a fully qualified rehabilitation specialist are some of the themes of this