This is the story of one woman's triumph over indescribable pain, multiple surgeries, and multiple setbacks. Her hospital experiences were in a number of the leading universities of the eastern United States. Names were changed to protect doctors and universities. Arlene's illness was regarded by the medical profession as extremely rare. Highly respected doctors were frustrated in their inability to find answers to this highly unusual case. In the end, there were few satisfactory answers. "Through the years of physical pain and disability, I have prayed many times that God would use me in His service and that He would create in me a heart like Jesus." Arlene Kauffman uttered these words, which were put into the forward of her book. Arlene Kauffman knew pain like most of us can only imagine. Her resolute faith and trust in God to the end is both remarkable and exemplary. This is a wonderful faith-building book that is difficult to lay aside.