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Chapter 9. In January, Leper enlists in the United States ski troops because the recruiter made it look like so much fun. Leper is the first of the class to enlist, and this causes a strange ripple among the students. Brinker begins making up little stories about Leper's heroic actions, making him something of a hero at the school.

Finny decides they should have a Winter Carnival. Finny plans it all out and recruits other students to help with the planning. They set up a ski jump and a prize table and Brinker mans an area where he has hidden strong cider. Everyone looks to Brinker when Finny delays the start of the carnival, allowing Finny to make Brinker look like a fool when he gives a signal that causes everyone to steal Brinker's cider. Gene gets into it, stealing...

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