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A War-Baby and Rilla Decides Summary

While out collecting funds for the junior Red Cross, Rilla decides to go to the home of the Andersons, which is just a shack. However, she knows that Mr. Anderson is away fighting, and thinks that Mrs. Anderson might help with whatever she can. When Rilla enters the house, however, she finds a slovenly neighbor and a baby. Apparently, Mrs. Anderson has died, and the neighbor has been "looking after" the baby - who is in a sad state, looking very sickly. Rilla decides that she cannot leave the baby there or he will die, and says that she will take him with her until he can go to the "asylum," or orphanage. However, she rode on a horse, and will have trouble taking the baby back with her. Thus, she uses one of the...

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