Newsboy, The

DESCRIPTION: "When I was a lad, I had a bad dad... Every dollar and cent for liquor was spent, Till poverty opened our door." The boy is forced to go out looking for work. When he returns, his mother is dead. He is forced to sell news in the streets
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Stout)
KEYWORDS: mother father children death drink hardtimes orphan
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stout 101, p. 126, "The Newsboy" (1 text)
Roud #4875
File: Stou101

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