It's Not the House That Makes a Home
DESCRIPTION: A boy tells a poor girl "you can't play with us because you're so poor" and "you don't live in a mansion like us." She says love, not the house, makes a home. He grows up and sails the seas to find a home with "love that lives inside"
EARLIEST DATE: 1951 (MUNFLA/Leach)
KEYWORDS: poverty love home travel children
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
Winifred O'Driscoll, "Your Home" (on MUNFLA/Leach)
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