Chapter 1The Early Years
THE RECOGNITION OF MY PSYCHIC ABILITY
I am often asked if I was "born with a veil" and if my abilities are a result of that special circumstance. To be "born with a veil" means that, at the time of birth, a part of the amniotic sac (in which the fetus has lived in the mother's womb) covers the face of the newborn. A superstition persists that those born with a veil possess extraordinary psychic powers, that they are psychically superior to the average person, and that it represents an omen from God.
To me, this theory is unfounded; it remains nothing more than a superstition. Many who...