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Clutching his brothers's hand : Stanley Cornell Missionary to "street rats" Three cheers for Michigan, the first orphan train From newsboy to news maker : Andrew Burke A baby doll of her own : Agnes Ruth Anderson Hickok Just an adopted brat : Robert Hunt Hume Three mothers and many sisters : Edith Peterson Pretending to be happy : Margurite Driscoll Thompson A little boy and a big imagination : Arthur Field Smith What happened to the riders? What happened to the orphan trains?
narrative nonfiction; fascinating stories of children and what became of them; US history