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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - St. Joseph in the Forest Summary & Analysis

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St. Joseph in the Forest Summary

A woman has three daughters. The oldest is wicked, the second oldest not quite as bad as her older sister, and the youngest is very good. The mother dislikes the youngest daughter. She sends the girl away into the woods, hoping she will be lost. The girl reaches the home of St. Joseph. He gives her roots to scrape and use to make dinner. She makes dinner and allows Joseph to eat his fill before she eats. When it is time to sleep, the girl insists that St. Joseph take the bed and she sleep in the straw. The next morning St. Joseph is not there, but has left her a large bag of money which she takes back to her mother. The next day the second eldest daughter decides to go to St. Joseph's...

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