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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • …out at one end of the dump— they kept the surrounding area clear of trash— and it was everybody for himself as far as keeping clean went: if you wanted to wash you hauled your own water; the younger children had perpetual colds and suffered from chronic ground-itch; there was a lady who came around sometimes and asked Mayella why she didn’t stay in schoolshe wrote down the answer; with two members of the family reading and writing, there was no need for the rest of them to learn— Papa…

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