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Quotation by Jane Addams
I dreamed night after night that everyone in the world was dead excepting myself, and that upon me rested the responsibility of making a wagon wheel.
Jane Addams (1860–1935), U.S. settlement house founder and social reformer. Twenty Years at Hull-House, ch. 2 (1910).
Describing an experience that she had at age six, in her hometown of Cedarville, Illinois.
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