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Paperback Saint Martin de Porres: The Story of the Little Doctor of Lima, Peru Book

ISBN: 0895554232

ISBN13: 9780895554239

Saint Martin de Porres: The Story of the Little Doctor of Lima, Peru

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"Quick Where is the doctor?" cried a woman in great distress. "This poor Indian is bleeding to death " "Dr. de Rivero isn't here," answered Martin de Porres, the 12-year-old black boy who was the doctor's helper. "But don't worry. I'll look after the man." "This is not time for jokes " answered the woman scornfully. "Quick Where is there another doctor's shop?" "There isn't time," said Martin calmly. "Here, help me open the door to bring the poor...

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The story of South American and catholic mystic who was a lay brother . Amazing that such an individual was able to live a life of utter simplicity and humility . He had the gift to heal , speaking with animals and to be seen in more than one place at a time as to help and render service to the sick and needy. Amazing afro -Hispanic lad.

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Tells about Martin's life as a Dominican, the story of the missing silver coin, of Martin's mysterious travels and of the rats and mice at the Dominican Monastery. For children ages 10 and up. 13 illustrations
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