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The Story of the Trapp Family Singers - Part One: Chapter X, Aren't We Lucky? Summary & Analysis

Maria von Trapp
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Part One: Chapter X, Aren't We Lucky? Summary and Analysis

This chapter marks the end of affluence for the Trapps. Hitler forbids tourist trade overnight, cutting the lifeline for Mrs. Lammer, the bank owner. Georg, Maria explains, took his money from a safe account in England to help Mrs. Lammer when she was in need. Now he regrets having helped her. Maria's bright disposition attempts to console him. His intentions were to help someone desperate. She refers to the Gospel, "whatever we do for love of Him, He will reward us a hundredfold . . and on top of it we get life everlasting?"

They are not starving. There's enough to pay bills, but they must face the reality of their financial situation. The real estate they own is set for the children's future and is not to be touched. They...

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