From the May 1951 magazine.

The Little Doctor Who Loved Drunks

Dr. William Duncan Silkworth 1873 - 1951

A DRUNK is lying on a bed in a hospital, and a doctor is sitting beside the bed. The drunk is talking earnestly to the doctor.

". . .a wave of depression came over me," the drunk is saying. "I realized that I was powerless--hopeless--that I couldn't help myself, and that nobody else could help me. I was in black despair. And in the midst of this, I remembered about this God business. . .and I rose up in bed and said, 'If there be a God, let him show himself now!' "

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