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BE A CAVE DWELLER! FAMILY FINDS THAT IS
"ONE WAY OUT" OF STRUGGLE IN CITY!
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The dugout in the hills of Wakefield, Mass., where one man and his
family found the way out of the strife and. heat of a crowded city, and
two of the "cave dwellers" Barbara, 3, and Revillo, 6, who have found
health and happiness next to nature.
Boston, Mass., July 25. The way
out out of the sweltering city
where babies die by the thousands
and the way out of poverty! ,
Charles E. Strout and his family
They took a short cut back to na
ture and are living In the open air
and under broad skies.
Strout, his wife and two children
are living in a one-room dugout .in
the hills near Wakefield Junction.
While thousands swelter in sizzling
city streets and tenements and fight
to keep the wolf from the door, tha