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the coal mines at Spring Hill, Nova Scotia, only forty miles
away, were making ten dollars a day and boys half that much,
I resolved to go there, and earn some money toward that educa-
tion. I pestered my grandmother to let me try, until finally, with
great misgivings, she assented. "I'm grown up now," I told her.
"There's nothing to worry about." I was then twelve years old.
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Atkinson, Donald Taylor. Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography, book, 1958; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143566/m1/28/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.