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What was Tiny Tim's Ailment?

Given the evidence in the novel, readers and scholars have made several attempts at "diagnosing" Tiny Tim's illness in A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Given the time period, etc. what do you think (or what have you heard) may have been the little boy's trouble?


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Re: What was Tiny Tim's Ailment?

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. --Oscar Wilde

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Re: What was Tiny Tim's Ailment?

In the book it said that Tiny Tim was a cripple, so maybe he had something even more serious because of this.
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