Part 1 Slaughterhouse Five
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Vonnegut was confused about Mary's reaction. Mary O'Hare then tells Vonnegut the story of "The Children's Crusade". Vonnegut finally understood Mary and he promises her that he will call his book "The Children's Crusade".
Ever heard of the children's crusade? that's exactly who you were.
Well, yes we were pretty foolish back then but- I'm not sure what I've done ma'am. Did I...
And you're not going to tell it that way. You're going to pretend you were men instead of babies. War will look so wonderful and then they'll be fought by babies just like mine upstairs!
People need to know the truth and that's just how I'll tell it Mary O'hare.
Well, you haven't spoken to Bernard yet, he should be down any minute
I think I've gotten all I need. And I'll tell you what, I'll call it "The Children's Crusade".
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