Richard The Aristocrat

Richard The Aristocrat

by E B Wingfield


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Honesty, empathy, and learning from one's mistakes contribute to how we live our lives as adults. This story is about a curious boy given the responsibility of caring for a registered hog. His curiosity about the consistency of the hogs feed formulation gets him in trouble. The hog passes out and the boy, thinking the hog is dying, faces shame and possible humiliation over what he has done. His wise father determines the reality of the problem and with a calm and loving manner explains what has happened and consoles the young boy.

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ISBN-13: 9781478764571
Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date: 04/25/2017
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Scientist and author E. B. Wingfield examines a period in his father's youth as an eight-year-old living in Washington, Georgia, in 1912. This story is one of several that Robert Wingfield told his offspring. Among the author's interests as a faculty member at the Virginia Military was the intensive writing program, which he eventually began teaching.

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