“Camping on the trail” from The Promise Chapter 8

“As the wagons stopped for the day, Mary gathered buffalo chips in her apron to build a fire for her mother to cook the evening meal . She wished she were a boy like Turner. He got to help their father feed the horses and look after the cows. Mary would much rather do that.

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