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The Cash Boy by Horatio Alger
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By Horatio Alger, Jr.


"The Cash Boy," by Horatio Alger, Jr., as the name implies, is a story
about a boy and for boys.

Through some conspiracy, the hero of the story when a baby, was taken
from his relatives and given into the care of a kind woman.

Not knowing his name, she gave him her husband's name, Frank Fowler.
She had one little daughter, Grace, and showing no partiality in the
treatment of her children, Frank never suspected that she was not his
sister. However, at the death of Mrs. Fowler, all this was related to

The children were left alone in the world. It seemed as though they
would have to go to the poorhouse but Frank could not become reconciled
to that.

A kind neighbor agreed to care for Grace, so Frank decided to start out
in the world to make his way.

He had many disappointments and hardships, but through his kindness to
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