That following year, they bought a stand.
 
This, they could afford. It was a huge achievement. At least they had put the little money to good use. Then, they let somebody dig a well. The water was sweet. Other people said they should have bought a stand somewhere better, where there was a sewer, electricity and running water. But that would be expensive. However, it did not matter what other people would say. Here, they were free. And happy.

picture of a well

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