Christmas in the Alley

Part 16 of total 34 stories in series The Children's Book of Christmas Stories.

“I declare for ‘t, to-morrow is Christmas Day an’ I clean forgot all about it,” said old Ann, the washerwoman, pausing in her work and holding the flatiron suspended in the air.

“Much good it’ll do us,” growled a discontented voice from the coarse bed in the corner.

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