Former patient of Dr. Ben Carson from Piedmont reflects on life-changing experience

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'I Would Thank Him A MIllion Times': Patient Of Dr. Ben Carson Speaks Out

BY BOB BUCKLEY

Medical science has done amazing things with technology but for some patients it still comes down to the skill of the person using it.

This is not a political story, but it involves someone who is in the middle of today's political action.

It was more than a decade ago that he was paired with a teenager from the Piedmont and changed his life forever.

Click through to read 10 facts you should know about Ben Carson:

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Former patient of Dr. Ben Carson from Piedmont reflects on life-changing experience

1. He is a weekly opinion columnist for The Washington Times.

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2. He is a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and his father was a minister.

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10. He and his wife started a scholarship fund called "Carson scholars fund" in 1994 which has so far awarded 6,700 scholarships to kids for "academic excellence and humanitarian qualities."

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