An American Childhood - Part Three Summary & Analysis

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Though many other men and women had helped build up the city of Pittsburgh, Andrew Carnegie, millionaire businessmen, stood out in front of all others in the minds of the citizens. As the legends went, even at a young age, he was a forward thinking man who defended the rights both of slaves and workers. After successfully building up a business worth almost half a billion dollars, he sold it and spent the rest of his life creating libraries and museums for the city. Anne attended weekly art lessons at one such museum. After the classes were over, she wandered through the halls. One exhibit in particular struck her: "Man Walking." "Man Walking" was, as the name suggests, a statue of a man walking and Anne saw in it a model of a man who went through the world fully conscious of himself...

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