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America is in the Heart Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary

Irene's death marks the beginning of a streak of bad luck for the family. One day a girl appears and waits for Macario. They fight late into the night until she leaves. She returns a few days later with her belongings and announces that she is staying. She goes to Macario's principal and talks to him. Macario is asked to resign from his teaching job. He does not want to marry the girl because he is still helping his family repay the moneylenders. Macario tries to get a civil service job but there are no openings. In the meantime, the mother is pregnant again, and baby Francisca is born. Amado returns and finds a job in Binalonan and helps them with the next loan payment. Carlos works as a coconut picker and makes good money until he falls from a tree and breaks his arm...

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