Fricker, Edward G. (1910-)

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Fricker, Edward G. (1910-)

British psychic healer. When his mother died from cancer, Fricker prayed that he might be able to heal others. A Spiritual-ist medium brought him a message from his mother that Fricker indeed had such a healing gift.

His autobiography, God Is My Witness (1977), tells of his humdrum life as shop assistant, butcher, and costermonger (hawker of fruit or vegetables) before he developed his healing gift. He writes that he was inspired by a "voice" that put him in touch with a team of doctors in the spirit world. He claims to have healed over a million people during the last 25 years, although he has no medical knowledge.

After Fricker was featured on a television program, the station that broadcast the program was swamped with thousands of calls from sufferers. His clients at his clinic in the Westminster area of London have included such well-known personalities as British TV presenter Katie Boyle, actor Christopher Lee (famous for his Dracula roles), and actress Ann Todd.