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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 13, 1912, Image 9',
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MOTHER HAS TO-PAY50(f TO BUY" B'ACK OWN BABY,
Alma, the $500"girl.
Mrs. Marttia Mann Has bought
back her babyactually paying
$500 to feel again the tender
handclasp of her own child.
But those five $100 bills were
nothing" compared with the daily
heartaches she suffered during
long years of separation. It hap
pened like this: '
Twelve years ago MrsMafln's '
first husband died. The widow,
was desperately poor, so stricken!
with want she could not provide'
for the laughing, two-year-old
So she gave away Alma1
through the juvenile court and
Alma became legally the little
daughter of Mrs. A. L. McCar
thy.Alsoshepassed foreyer out'
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