Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
This tragedy has pathos to spare as it presents the story of a crippled orphan who finds support in a kindly storekeeper who loves her. To help her the older man must constantly deal with the well-intentioned welfare representative who constantly interfere. To pay for an operation for the stricken girl, the man sells his store. He loses everything when the state takes her back. The man successfully rallies to get her back only to die of a stress-related disease he caught while fighting for her.
love, custody, death, disease, handicap, merchant, orphan, owner, poverty, self-sacrifice, store, surgery, welfare [govt. aid]