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The Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child - To Have and to Hold Summary & Analysis

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To Have and to Hold Summary

In To Have and to Hold, it is time to move again. This time they go to a town called Orosi. Papa hears of a grape grower there who gives the migrant workers nice places to live. They drive by the school and Francisco pulls out his penny collection. Francisco's favorite pennies are his 1910 Lincoln Head penny and his 1865 Indian Head penny. Papa gives him the 1910 penny from his earnings. It is old and valuable and it is the year Papa was born. It was also the year of the Mexican Revolution. Many of the rich hacienda owners treated the farm workers like slaves. So the farm workers revolted. Papa's mother favored the Revolution. Papa says many hacienda owners buried their jewels and money in the ground and yellowish red flames will shoot up if...

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