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Simple Life in Amber Valley

Laurie could not understand why her father attended school in the summer and not in the winter. This is because he had nothing suitable to put on his feet during the winter; it was too cold to walk without adequate footwear. Because it was too difficult for horses to walk through the muskeg, children walked to school and church. Larger chores such as laundry and baking bread were done on Saturday.

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