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The story opens with a court room scene, showing a divorce case in progress. John Mills gets a divorce from his wife, Mary, and the court decides to give his son into his care, while the ... See full summary
The story opens with a court room scene, showing a divorce case in progress. John Mills gets a divorce from his wife, Mary, and the court decides to give his son into his care, while the mother is given the little daughter. Mary and daughter go back to their old home in the country while father and son stay in the city. The children divide their toys, among which are two white pigeons. Time passes and Mary's old mother dies. The shock proving too much for poor Mary, she is taken ill and is at the point of death. Little Helen is shown sitting sadly by the bedside of her dying mother, not knowing what to do. Finally we see her sad little face light up with a bright idea. She takes her little pigeon and tying a note to its leg, lets it out of the window. Mr. Mills is shown sitting sadly in his city home with his son by his knee. His attention is attracted by a tapping on the window, and arising and opening the window he is surprised to see a pure white dove flutter into the room. Taking ...

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