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Hong, Edna Hatlestad, 1913- / Muskego boy
(1943)

Chapter 6: Milwaukee to Muskego,   pp. [39]-46


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"I don't know," Far hesitated. 
"Ho! Ho !" laughed one of the 
much of a chance to do that here ir 
from anywhere in the town. You 
"How flat it is!" said Bestemor 
hide or find shelter?" 
"Now you aren't wanting to h 
"Just you wait until you see Musk 
than the pancakes these Americans 
mountains, Bestemor." 
Bestemor shivered, though the I 
shawl closer. 
"You just run along, boys," F 
Muskego won't be in until afterno( 
town and get back to catch a ride 
Mikkel and Per wandered aboi 
the bearded men in rough jeans an 
drab ginghams. They stopped to 
tied to the hitching posts before tI 
made of sawed-off logs made then 
They found their tongues again, [ 
But it didn't take much discussion J 
what any boy would do who hadn' 
three months. They took off their 
But it wasn't until they were dri 
their tongues really loosened up- 
"This is a funny river," said Pe: 


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