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The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child - Soledad Summary & Analysis

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Soledad Summary

In Soledad, Papa, Mama and Roberto leave Francisco to babysit Trampito while they go picking in the field. Francisco is lonely. He stands atop Papa's old car to see them work in the fields. They come back for lunch, eat quickly and head back to work. Francisco is sad and wants to go with them. Francisco tries to pick cotton. He is disappointed because he does not pick as much as he wants. He remembers that pickers get paid by the pound, so he mixes in dirt. Papa, Mama and Roberto come back. Mama yells at Francisco because he did not take care of Trampita. Trampita soils himself and breaks his bottle. Francisco proudly shows them his cotton. Papa gets mad because of the dirt. He says they can be fired for adding dirt. Papa says Francisco's job is to take care of...

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