The Mother Author:Pearl S. Buck They said he was a communist. — "Where is he?" the mother cried. "Where is my youngest son?" — "We saw him this morning among many others," came the answer. "His hands were tied behind him and he was marching pasat the market-place. There was a long line of some twenty or thirty. The guards said they were communists who would be killed tomorrow."
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"Communists." The mother's jaw trembled as she repeated what she had heard. "I have heard that word, but I do not know what it is.« less