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convalesce

(kŏn′və-lĕs′)
intr.v. conva·lesced, conva·lescing, conva·lesces
To return to health and strength after illness; recuperate.
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A NEW online database of medical records is offering a glimpse into the difficult lives of chronically ill children who convalesced in North Wales during the Victorian and Edwardian eras.