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The Wise Old Women

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 10

Author

Yoshiko
Uchida

Appeared in

The Sea of Gold

Story Summary

A cruel lord decreed that the elderly must be abandoned to the hills when they turn 70, but one old women remains who saves the village and softens the lord's heart with her wisdom.