Thankful for Fasting
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“Thankful for Fasting,” Friend, Sept. 2005, inside front cover

Thankful for Fasting

There is a boy in my ward who has hemophilia (a disease that makes people bleed too easily). He is three years old. One day he fell off his bike and had a terrible seizure. He was in the hospital for three days. My whole ward fasted for him, and after the fast he got well enough to go home. I am so happy that he is home. I am thankful for fasting. I know that when we fast, wonderful things can happen.
Jamie Robbins, age 10,
Crestline, California

Illustrated by Dani Jones