qThis man is confused. Home is on the other side of the world, back in Boston. How could this be home? He was just going to Dakota and back. Tom said it on the train. The Sister promised he wasn't going to stay here forever--just help with the farm work. But they lied. Tom and he had the same tags on their jackets, and Tom was gone. In 1877 John was born to Irish immigrants in South Boston. He has an older brother and younger sister. But after his mother's death, when John was age four, he spent several years in the Home for Catholic Destitute Children. Now he is to work as indentured servant until adulthood.q --P.  of cover.Because the last of the aorphan train ridersa began to age and die in the 1990s, people began to document their stories, in order not to lose this valuable piece of our history. Thus, books of fiction and memoirs, videos, and documentariesanbsp;...
|Title||:||To Dakota and Back: The Story of an Orphan Train Rider|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2012-10-01|