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Rain of Gold Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 4, Even God Needs Help Summary

Victor Villaseñor
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Section 4, Even God Needs Help Summary

Juan and his brother-in-law, Epitacio, are now in the United States in Douglas, Arizona. They have work at the Copper Queen Mine, and have just gotten their paychecks. They decide to gamble to double their earnings, and Epitacio loses everything they have earned. Epitacio disappears the next day, so Juan is forced to work two shifts to pay for food for the family. He meets another worker who tells him how easy it is to steel copper ore and sell it. The first time they try this scheme it works, but the second time they are caught and sent to jail. Juan breaks out but is soon caught and sent back. It is August eighteenth, 1916, and Juan is thirteen years old. He is sent to the Arizona State Penitentiary in Florence, Arizona.

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