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Very touching letter Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote when she was 81, telling her cousin Lottie what happened to Pa, Ma, Mary, Carrie and Grace.
Peter Ingalls, Laura's cousin, went to live with Laura and Almanzo on their farm to help with the farm work after the couple contracted diphtheria, leaving Almanzo partially lame.
Laura Ingalls Wilder....(February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American author who wrote the "Little House" series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Laura's daughter, Rose, inspired Laura to write her books. It became "Little House On The Prairie"
Laura Ingalls Wilder as a young girl after The Long Winter (which she called The Hard Winter, but the publishers insisted she change the title because they felt nothing should be presented as "hard" to children. Nice to know PC was prevalent even in the 1930s!)