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The year Laura was fourteen she went to work in town (on the new-fangled sewing machine), the blackbirds ruined Pa's corn crop, and Ma baked four and twenty of them in a pie to make up. It was the same year the new school teacher made fun of Carrie, and at its end young Mr Wilder offered to walk Laura home from the town social.