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Tom Foster moves to Winesburg from Cincinnati with his grandmother while he is still young. Before coming there, they live above a junk shop, with his grandmother scrubbing floors and working as a dish washer. One day, she finds a pocket book with thirty-seven dollars in it, and she insists that she and Tom leave for Winesburg, her old hometown, that night, before someone discovers that they have the pocketbook. In Winesburg, they are employed as servants at the Whites' home.

Tom is small for his age. His voice is the "softest thing imaginable," and he is so gentle and quiet that he slips through life without attracting attention. One would never know that he had grown up in rough Cincinnati neighborhoods and ran around with tough boys. His passivity is what saved him and enabled him to escape. He remains surprisingly unaffected by the...

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