Mothers raise children after giving birth to them. Each day from morning to the time children go to bed, mothers study their children with devotion. From birth, mothers feed their babies. George was a child at thirteen years old. How does a mother send her child away to Romania? Rumors spread that the military came to George’s house looking for him. Soldiers prepared to take George to the war, where he would shoe horses, sharpen blades the way he sharpened shovels used for digging farmers laboring in farms filled with oat fields or wheat.