How did Claudia and Jamie get from Greenwich to New York City?

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In E. L. Konigsburg's book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Claudia has decided to run away from home. At twelve years of age, she has decided her family treats her unfairly by making her help around the house, and she won't stand for it. Claudia...

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In E. L. Konigsburg's book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, Claudia has decided to run away from home. At twelve years of age, she has decided her family treats her unfairly by making her help around the house, and she won't stand for it. Claudia doesn't like to be uncomfortable, so she decides that the best place to run away to is the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. She saves up her pocket money for several weeks, and invites her brother Jamie to come with her, knowing he has a little bit of money saved up. Together, they purchase fare on a commuter train from their hometown of Greenwich, Connecticut, to New York City. When they arrive in the city, they walk the rest of the way—forty blocks—to the Museum!

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