The 42nd Parallel Characters

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Fainy McCreary is known as Mac. He was born in a frame building that was home to four families. His father was the night watchman at Chadwick Mills. As a child, he couldn't play at home because his father slept during the day. Because of bullies in his neighborhood, he could only safely play in his backyard.

When his father lost his job during a strike, his mother worked by doing laundry, which Mac and his sister, Milly, had to help with. After the mother's death, they moved to Chicago, where Fainy lived for ten years. After finishing school, he worked in his uncle's print shop. His Uncle Time was supportive of the political left and he distributed handbills during strikes. When his uncle was forced out of business, Fainy looked for a job and found one with Mannie Bingham, selling books and left for Michigan. Bingham...

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