Hong, Edna Hatlestad, 1913- / Muskego boy
Chapter 10: Rains, fevers and new graves, pp. -79
Mikkel stood in a corner and listened while Pastor Cla Bestemor's Bible and prayed. He knelt on the floor beside Martha while Bestemor received the sacrament. "There is just one thing more," whispered Bestemor. "Yo Mikkel, Karen, and Kristi so they won't forget God?" Martha Clausen took her two hands in her own. "I will self," she said. "And I am starting a confirmation class soon," said Past( "And will there be a church?" "This very month we organized the congregation. We ar of building the church." "It must be on the hill-on the Indian mound-where whispered Bestemor, her eyes dosing like a tired child's. "You are very tired. We must go now," said Pastor Claus "First-sing-the-hymn-you-you wrote, Fru," whisl Mikkel wondered if Bestemor knew what she was say Clausen did not write songs! Or had she, perhaps? "I wrote this when we left Denmark for our new home,' sen, "but it can be a farewell song for one who is going home, too."
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