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Thur, July 8 2010

Mister Ron's Basement #1720

We are continuing to read odd stories from Gelett Burgess's 1901 collection 'The Burgess Nonsense Book.' 

Our tale today is a sad piece concerning a starving three year old girl trying to commit a felony. It is called 'Little Totsy's Tragedy - - a Grim, Pessimistic, Morbid Sort of Whim.'

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Time: approx eleven and a half minutes 

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