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Winnie's first foray into the woods is caused by a combination of two things.  The first thing that draws Winnie to the woods is her desire to escape from her parents.  The day before, Winnie was contemplating running away from home.  Her parents are not nasty, but Winnie is sick of their nagging.  

"That's just what I mean. It's like that every minute. If I had a sister or a brother, there'd be someone else for them to watch. But, as...

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