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A midwestern family in the early days of the Depression were struggling to make ends meet. They were unable to afford any of the so-called luxuries of life. The father simply made enough to keep bread on the table and pay the rent on his house. One day the news came to the community that a circus was coming to town and the entry fee would be $1.00. The little boy came running home from school excited and eager to get the money from his dad. His father, unable to provide that luxury, regretfully told his son that it would be impossible for him to attend the circus. However, he told the boy, if he went out and worked on odd jobs he might make enough money so that he could purchase a ticket on his own. His father agreed that for every nickel he earned he would match it with a nickel. Having never been to the circus before,…
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