In a black-and-white image taken by famed photographer John Vachon, the boy is wearing his Sunday best clothes, including a dress shirt and tie and the cloth cap. He appears to be 10 or 12 years old and sits in the wagon, legs astraddle and hands clasping the handle as he would the reins of a horse. He sits there and studies a sentence scrawled in chalk on a sidewalk — a sidewalk in Michigan, N.D.
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