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We Were the Mulvaneys Chapter Summary & Analysis - Family Pictures: Providence Summary

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Family Pictures: Providence Summary

In December 1938, Corrine is only seven years old. She and her mother are on their way home from a visit to family when a sudden snowstorm hits and their car is forced into a ditch after they attempt to cross an icy bridge and fail. Corrine's mother insists they get out and walk, because they will freeze if they stay in the car. Mrs. Hausmann believes she knows which way to go, however it becomes clear quite quickly that they will never find their way in the blinding snow. Suddenly, in the dead of winter and in the middle of a snowstorm, Corrine and her mother both see fireflies. They follow the fireflies and find a small schoolhouse where there is a working stove. They stay there until they are rescued a few days later. One man died in the storm, and another...

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