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Four-year-old Andy Sumner lives with his mother, a single parent, and his 7-year-old sister. He doesn't quite qualify for the Head Start program in his community, and his mother doesn't feel she can cover the tuition charged at a local nursery school.
The following is an excerpt from a "history" of the United State pieced together from several years of test papers, book reviews, and research reports produced by the 8th-grade students of a Pine Bluff, Ark. history teacher named Billy D. Lawrence.
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