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Thank You M'am' Overview

"Thank You, M'am" is a short story by Langston Hughes. It was published in 1958 during the period of American racial segregation. In the story, a teenage boy attempts to steal a woman's purse on the street, but she stops him and brings him back to her home, where she feeds him and speaks to him about his choices. The story explores themes of kindness and the importance of compassion against the backdrop of race.

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