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The Man Who Loved Children - Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 5-6 Summary

Chapter 5, Part 1: No More Forsaken.

On the first week of summer vacation, Louie travels to the country to stay with her mother's sister, Beulah. When Louie's mother, Rachel, lay dying, Louie was only six months old. Rachel asked Beulah to take care of Louie. Rachel said that Sam was a good man but he knew nothing about children. Over the years Beulah tried to take care of Louie as best she could, which seemed to turn into an annual summer vacation but little else.

The author describes in detail the Baken house and business located in Harper's Ferry along the Shenandoah. The Bakens own a store and spend a good part of the time butchering and cleaning chickens. Louie feels at home with the Bakens since they are happy to have her, unlike Henny. Louie is particularly glad when her cousins come home from military...

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