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Until she was an author, money was a struggle for Wilder

Clip: 12/29/2020 | 2m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Laura and Almanzo Wilder had a fresh start with 40 acres on Rocky Ridge Farm in Mansfield, Missouri, a place that Laura Ingalls Wilder lived in for 62 years. But until she became a best-selling author, life was a constant struggle to make ends meet for Wilder. She and her husband, Almanzo always had second or even third jobs.

Aired: 12/29/20

Rating: NR

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