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Paul

Paul is a young child haunted by his family's lack of money. When his mother tells him the reason that they have such little money is that they are unlucky, particularly her husband, Paul becomes obsessed with finding luck.

He finds what he needs through his rocking horse. Wildly rocking back and forth, with a glare in his blue eyes that terrifies his sisters, he rides his horse until he claims that he gone where he had to go. No one knows the location of "where" that Paul says he is going. When Uncle Oscar, to his delight, finds out that Paul is interested in horse racing, he also quickly discovers Paul has been betting on horses and winning substantial sums money in partnership with the family gardener Barrett. Paul has a knack for guessing the winners.

Happily, Oscar takes Paul to the races where they win thousands...

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