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Horatio Alger and the 100-Year-Old Secret

Horatio Alger wrote rags-to-riches stories about poor boys who succeed through hard work, often helped by a wealthy benefactor with a guilty secret. Alger is often believed to have patterned his earnest young characters after himself. Actually, he patterned the ...

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