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The Cider House Rules - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 6. Homer Wells has been away from St. Cloud's for two weeks. Dr. Larch is allowing the mail to pile up, Melony is reading to the girl orphans, and Nurse Angela is reading to the boy orphans. When Homer is gone for three weeks, Dr. Larch says he doesn't care about who does what, so Melony starts reading to the boy orphans, too.

By the time Homer Wells is gone for six weeks, Dr. Larch hasn't even heard from him. Dr. Larch agrees to meet with Melony to see if she is interested in helping at the hospital, and Dr. Larch starts to take care of the mail again. Olive Worthington, Wally Junior's mother, sends a sizable donation to the orphanage. The letter also tells Dr. Larch they are happy to employ Homer for the summer on the apple orchard, and...

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