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In Dr. Bell's early days in China, people from other countries were usually referred to as "Foreign Devils" (and not without reason, considering the way China was often treated by other countries)--hence the title of this book. But for tens of thousands of grateful patients, Dr. Bell was "Chong Ai Hua", or "The Bell Who Is Lover of the Chinese People." His genuine love for the Chinese people, his sacrificial service, and his respect for their culture caused him to be looked upon as a true friend and colleague. It is significant that at the conclusion of World War II he was one of the first missionaries urged to return to China by the people who knew him best. Nothing would have gladdened him more than the new era of respect and friendship which has dawned in recent years between China and other countries, and the promise it holds of even greater fruit for the gospel of Jesus Christ in that ancient land.
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