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Similarities and Differences between the

Grants and the Cheeryble Brothers

“Rags to Riches” stories

Both brothers, however the Cheerybles were twins.

Both made their fortunes away from their place of birth.

Grants lived in Lancashire the Cheerybles in London.

Both arrived in their new locations penniless

Both had strong Mother’s however Mrs Grant lived to see her sons make their fortunes whilst Mrs Cheeryble did not.

The Cheeryble brothers were ever on the alert to relieve the helpless deserving poor.

Whilst most accounts of the Grants portray them as generous there are reports to suggest otherwise.

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