Dora rushed into Danel's shop looking for her husband among the tubs of orange juice and crates of fruit. Deborah, their youngest daughter, did her best to keep up with her mother's fast pace. "Ah, there you are!" Dora found him talking to his foreman, Jörg Ruprecht.

Both men stopped their discussion and turned to see an out-of-breath and flush-faced Dora and Deborah, who now scooted behind her mother's skirts: the little girl had never visited her father before at his place of work although she did know Herr Ruprecht.

Danel waited a . . .

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