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Karl is twenty-seven when he leaves Sweden for America, accompanied by his wife and their children. Karl is a hard-working man who wants desperately to build a new life for himself and his family. He realize that he will have to work hard at it, but knows that he can accomplish it. Karl is so frugal that he stops and considers the use of every nail before he hammers it in. If he believes he can make do with a peg, he does that instead. He also considers purchases before making them and while he wishes he could have more daylight in the home he builds for his family, he feels the price of glass is too much. Karl is literate and writes letters home several times. He is accompanied to America by his younger brother, Robert. While Karl loves Robert, he realizes that Robert is...

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