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What was wrong with Tom's left arm?

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q-c | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 14, 2007 at 11:29 PM via web

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What was wrong with Tom's left arm?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted February 15, 2007 at 12:13 AM (Answer #1)

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Tom's left arm was seriously injured in a cotton gin accident when he was a boy. The muscles were all torn loose, so it is about a foot shorter than his strong right arm, and is essentially useless to him.

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child1234 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 11, 2007 at 10:00 PM (Answer #2)

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tom got his arm stuck in a cotton gin when he was 12,and worked as a slave on the plantation

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popished | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted October 26, 2008 at 10:41 AM (Answer #3)

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he ate his arm cause since the great depression was happening, he couln't afford any food, so he ate his arm

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