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Quotation by Vernon Harris
Mother came to us destitute. She brings a child into the world, takes one look at him and promptly dies. Without leaving so much as a forwarding name and address.
Vernon Harris (c. 1910), British screenwriter. Bumble (Harry Secombe), Oliver! Selling Oliver Twist to an undertaker (1968).
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