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HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE in wheelchairs came to Kuhlman's service-some nad come
many times before hoping to be cured with Kuhlman's help. One woman said she
had waited for months, and another said that she had come four or five times in the
EN KUHLMAN laid her hands on those who were healed they col-
ed into the arms of an usher. Occasionally the usher collapsed too.
stage. Later he admitted
ther had strongly encour-
:o go on stage. He didn't
h: "I just wanted to be on
ever been on TV before."
ilde of Ann Arbor claimed
ould now walk despite not
The healings went on for about two
hours. Then, finally, Kuhlman had
to catch her plane. As she touched
each of those waiting to have their
cures' announced, they all dutifully
collapsed "under the power of God,"
and left the stage. Arms outstretched,
he would run up suddenly on tiptoes, then back
o a trance-like crouch. She would remain si-
hen smacking her hands together, she snapped
into the mike."
hip joints. But the paper the crowd rushed the stage for a
as proof of her affliction final chorus of "How Great Thou Art."
a description of an oper- Then, surrounded by ushers, Kuhl-
ad three months ago. The man made her way back to her dress-
tive diagnosis was "pain ing room. Like a great sigh of relief,
She also later admitted the crowd and the "power of the Holy
irtificial hip joints. Spirit" flowed out of Crisler Arena.
Ts SaAE negan to resemble toe shrine at Lourdes: wneelcnairs, stretcners and
crutches were left behind as many "cripples" were able to walk away. One thankful
woman generously told Kuhlman: "Keep the stretcher."