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Mark the Match Boy or Richard Hunter's Ward

by Horatio Alger

Mark, a young orphan boy, sells matches on the streets of New York City to survive. One day, he witnesses a robbery and bravely intervenes, saving the victim's life. This act of heroism brings him to the attention of Richard Hunter, a wealthy businessman with a kind heart. Hunter takes Mark in and becomes his guardian. He provides Mark with a good education and helps him to develop his skills and talents. Mark works hard and proves to be a worthy ward. He is honest, intelligent, and resourceful.

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Horatio Alger Jr. was an American writer of young adult novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through good works. His writ...

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