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Betty Smith

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Joy in the Morning Summary

The reader first meets Annie McGairy and Carl Brown as they prepare to marry soon after Annie arrives in the Midwest from Brooklyn, New York. Due to Annie's youthful appearance, the authorities attempt to delay the marriage because Annie fails to produce permission from her parents to marry. Finally, though, she produces her birth certificate, and the justice of the peace performs the ceremony, assuming that Annie carries Carl's child already.

Soon, Carl and Annie...

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