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4th Jun '16 1:06:24 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the {{backstory}} to the ''EarthsChildren'' series, as a teen Jondolar got sent to his divorced dad's new settlement to learn a trade after he got in trouble for beating up another character so bad it knocked his teeth out.

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* In the {{backstory}} to the ''EarthsChildren'' ''Literature/EarthsChildren'' series, as a teen Jondolar got sent to his divorced dad's new settlement to learn a trade after he got in trouble for beating up another character so bad it knocked his teeth out.



* ''ChroniclesOfPrydain'':

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* ''ChroniclesOfPrydain'':''Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain'':
30th Jun '15 9:45:55 AM Willbyr
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* In ''Anime/LoveHina'', Keitaro is more or less kicked out of his parents' house because they're tired of supporting him and goes to stay at his grandmother's hot springs resort with no real intention of working ... but quickly becomes the live-in manager, since his grandmother has retired and his aunt who lives nearby has her hands full with her own restaurant.

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* In ''Anime/LoveHina'', ''Manga/LoveHina'', Keitaro is more or less kicked out of his parents' house because they're tired of supporting him and him. He goes to stay at his grandmother's hot springs resort with no real intention of working ... working. but quickly becomes the live-in manager, manager since his grandmother has retired and his aunt who lives nearby has her hands full with her own restaurant.
23rd Jun '15 4:39:24 PM nombretomado
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** In a later episode of ''KingOfTheHill'', Connie's badgirl cousin from LA, "Tid Pao" (voiced by Lucy Lui) is punished by being sent to work on her Uncle's ranch, who gives her a stern warning upon arrival:

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** In a later episode of ''KingOfTheHill'', ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'', Connie's badgirl cousin from LA, "Tid Pao" (voiced by Lucy Lui) is punished by being sent to work on her Uncle's ranch, who gives her a stern warning upon arrival:
9th Jan '15 9:37:03 PM Ptorquemada
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* In ''Anime/LoveHina'', Keitaro is more or less kicked out of his parents' house because they're tired of supporting him and goes to stay at his grandmother's hot springs resort with no real intention of working ... but quickly becomes the live-in manager, since his grandmother has retired and his aunt who lives nearby has her hands full with her own restaurant.
5th Jul '14 3:34:21 AM MacronNotes
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Parents send their kids to work for their relative in the country so they can learn responsibility, do work, and learn some discipline instead of sitting around all day. Also, maybe because the kid is the only one fit enough to work to get more money.

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Parents send their kids to work for their relative relatives in the country so they can learn responsibility, do work, and learn some discipline instead of sitting around all day. Also, maybe because the kid is the only one fit enough to work to get more money.
5th Jul '14 2:42:43 AM MacronNotes
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->"I'm last Uncle you got. You screw up here, we send you back with Grandma in Laos!"

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->"I'm -->"I'm last Uncle you got. You screw up here, we send you back with Grandma in Laos!"
5th Jul '14 2:41:52 AM MacronNotes
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* ''Anime/BirdyTheMighty'': [[spoiler: After everyone in her family/household is dead, to causes both related and unrelated to the plot, Sayaka]] is sent to work on a farm with relatives.

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* ''Anime/BirdyTheMighty'': [[spoiler: After everyone in her family/household is dead, to causes both related and unrelated to the plot, Sayaka]] Sayaka is sent to work on a farm with relatives.
5th Jul '14 2:37:35 AM MacronNotes
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Parents send their kids to work for their relative in the country, who is usually a grandparent, aunt or uncle. To learn responsibility and to do work, learn some discipline or to fix any other problems instead of sitting around all day. Also, maybe because the kid is the only one fit enough to work to get more money.

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Parents send their kids to work for their relative in the country, who is usually a grandparent, aunt or uncle. To country so they can learn responsibility and to responsibility, do work, and learn some discipline or to fix any other problems instead of sitting around all day. Also, maybe because the kid is the only one fit enough to work to get more money.
5th Jul '14 2:34:42 AM MacronNotes
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* BirdyTheMighty: [[spoiler: After everyone in her family/household is dead, to causes both related and unrelated to the plot, Sayaka]] is sent to work on a farm with relatives.
* ''HanasakuIroha'': Ohana's mother runs away with her boyfriend and sends Ohana to live with her grandmother who owns a {{ryokan}}. And then the grandmother forces Ohana to ''work'' there. At first it seems somewhat cruel, but grandma's point actually was to not make Ohana privileged over other people who work there.

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* BirdyTheMighty: ''Anime/BirdyTheMighty'': [[spoiler: After everyone in her family/household is dead, to causes both related and unrelated to the plot, Sayaka]] is sent to work on a farm with relatives.
* ''HanasakuIroha'': ''Anime/HanasakuIroha'': Ohana's mother runs away with her boyfriend and sends Ohana to live with her grandmother who owns a {{ryokan}}. And then the grandmother forces Ohana to ''work'' there. At first it seems somewhat cruel, but grandma's point actually was to not make Ohana privileged over other people who work there.



* KingOfTheHill:

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9th Sep '13 6:50:31 AM SeptimusHeap
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* In the 2006 film ''TheUltimateGift'', one of Jason's first "gifts" is the gift of hard work. He is sent to a ranch in the middle of nowhere, to work for a close friend of his grandfather's, until he understands the value of hard work.

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* In the 2006 film ''TheUltimateGift'', ''Film/TheUltimateGift'', one of Jason's first "gifts" is the gift of hard work. He is sent to a ranch in the middle of nowhere, to work for a close friend of his grandfather's, until he understands the value of hard work.
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