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In Upton Sinclair’s turn-of-the-century novel The Jungle, the Lithuanian family at the center of the tragic story falls victim to a housing grift targeted at recently-arrived immigrants to the U.S. Unable to speak English, unfamiliar with American law, and seduced by...

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In Upton Sinclair’s turn-of-the-century novel The Jungle, the Lithuanian family at the center of the tragic story falls victim to a housing grift targeted at recently-arrived immigrants to the U.S. Unable to speak English, unfamiliar with American law, and seduced by the promise of a better life in a new country, the family sinks what little money they’ve saved into ...

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