Little Swiler, The
DESCRIPTION: "He was such a very little chap, Blue eyes and sunny smile"; when the boy's father becomes ill, the youth sneaks off (with a knife but no gaff) to take a seal. A band of sealers finds him, feeds him, takes him home, for he "was really only ten"
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (Ryan/Small)
KEYWORDS: youth work disease father children
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ryan/Small, p. 116, "The Little Swiler" (1 text)
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