A Touch of Hope: A Hands-on Healer Shares the Miraculous Power of Touch

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This true story of an ordinary man with the extraordinary power to heal is "a must read" (Jack Canfield, coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Soul)-and includes illustrated exercises to help readers share the power. In 1972, a young man named Dean Kraft discovered his ability to heal with his hands. He was mystified by his own power-but he knew that, whatever its origin, it had to be used to help others. Since that time, he has practiced what is known as "laying on of hands"-first on family and friends, and later on an expanding client list including artists, medical professionals, and celebrities. His abilities have been tested by scientific experiments at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and the Science Unlimited Research Foundation-and in one fascinating study, in 1975, he was repeatedly able to kill deadly cancer cells, sealed in glass flasks...simply by holding the flasks in his hands. Now, with explicit instructions and line drawings, he reveals how others can practice hands-on healing-in the hope that suffering will be eased and lives will be renewed, in that remarkable place where science and miracles meet.

"Tales of celebrity treatments...add sparkle to Kraft's story, but more compelling are the stories of ordinary folk pulled back from the brink of death." -Publishers Weekly

"...the true story of an ordinary man with the extraordinary power to heal with his hands...includes explicit instruction & line drawings that reveal how readers can help themselves and their loved ones with hands-on healing."

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  • ISBN-13: 9780425168684
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.68 (h) x 0.85 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2001

    a touch of NO hope!!!!

    I read Dean Kraft's story, and even had the opportunity to go see him in New York. In his book he claims to help people who are near death with cancer and other diseases. In reality he doesn't have the time to help anyone who is really ill. I took my 7 year old son to him. Rochelle, his wife gave me so much hope that he would be able to help my son. My son's cancer had relapsed, and there wasn't anything the doctors could do but prolong his life as long as the chemotherapy would allow. As I watched my son's health fail, I turned to dean kraft. He saw my son once, at a cost of 800.00. Believe me i would have paid anything for him to help my son. I remember being so thankful that i was given this opportunity. All along i watched him as he looked at his watch, so much for knowing by his feel when the healing session should end. I left hoping to have other visits so he could help my son. The more serious the illness the more time needed for his touch. Well i never could get in for another visit, even though i pleaded and cried for my son's life on the phone with Rochelle. When Dean realized how ill my son was by the doctor's records i supplied him with, they chose not to help. My son died on Jan 20, 2000, he suffered greatly right up until his death. So if anyone is serious about seeing dean kraft, please find other options, his life is all about the money.

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