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Sam Walton, Made in America: My Story Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 5: Raising a Family Summary

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Chapter 5: Raising a Family Summary and Analysis

Sam talks about the impact of the business on his family. Helen wanted to have four kids by the time she was 30 so that she would have plenty of time to enjoy her grandchildren. By the time they leave Newport, they have three boys—Rob, John and Jim—and a girl, Alice. Sam always wanted to have the peaceful life and "family togetherness" that Helen had had growing up.

To encourage family togetherness, Sam was a Boy Scout leader for his boys and the boys played football as well. Alice was involved with horse shows and Sam would drive her to some of these shows. Alice remarks that she and her father worked out a deal that he would drive her to the shows, but he would sneak off to check out other stores for competition instead...

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