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* In ''Literature/TheOneHandedGirl'', both parents die in rapid succession.
* This tends to happen in ''{{Literature/Cinderella}}'', as, according to some versions, her mother dies when she's a baby and her father either leaves or dies, regardless, she's left in the care of her WickedStepmother.

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* In ''Literature/TheOneHandedGirl'', "Literature/TheOneHandedGirl", both parents die in rapid succession.
* This tends to happen in ''{{Literature/Cinderella}}'', "{{Literature/Cinderella}}", as, according to some versions, her mother dies when she's a baby and her father either leaves or dies, regardless, she's left in the care of her WickedStepmother.



* In ''{{Literature/Rapunzel}}'', the titular girl loses her parents when taken by a witch as repayment for her the latter's stolen herbs.

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* In ''{{Literature/Rapunzel}}'', "Literature/{{Rapunzel}}", the titular girl loses her parents when taken by a witch as repayment for her the latter's stolen herbs.




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* In "Literature/MotherHolle", the main character's father dies, leaving her in the care of her abusive stepmother who (mis)treats her as a maid. The own story compares her with "Cinderella" ("Aschenputtel").

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* In "Literature/{{Morozko}}", the old man's daughter is abandoned in the nearby woods by her father at her stepmother's behest.

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* Lucy Clifford's "The New Mother" from ''Anyhow Stories: Moral or Otherwise'' features a mother who warns her children if they keep misbehaving, she'll have to leave them and they'll get a horrible new mother "with glass eyes and a wooden tail." Well the kids keep misbehaving and come home one day to find their mom's gone, and they now live in the wilderness out of fear of their new mother lurking in the house.


* In ''Literature/Rapunzel'', the titular girl is taken by a witch as repayment for her the latter's stolen herbs.

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* In ''Literature/Rapunzel'', ''{{Literature/Rapunzel}}'', the titular girl is loses her parents when taken by a witch as repayment for her the latter's stolen herbs.

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*In ''Literature/Rapunzel'', the titular girl is taken by a witch as repayment for her the latter's stolen herbs.


* This tends to happen in ''{{Literature/Cinderella}}'', as, according to some versions, her mother dies when she's a baby and her father either leaves or dies, regardless, she's left in the care of her WickedStepmother.

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* This *This tends to happen in ''{{Literature/Cinderella}}'', as, according to some versions, her mother dies when she's a baby and her father either leaves or dies, regardless, she's left in the care of her WickedStepmother.


* This is pretty common in fairy tales, as a good chunk of the time, the protagonists are are minus a [[MissingMom mom]], [[DisappearedDad dad]], or both, however, they usually get some form of intervention, magical or otherwise.



* This is pretty common in fairy tales, as a good chunk of the time, the protagonists are are minus a [[MissingMom mom]], [[DisappearedDad dad]], or both, however, they usually get some form of intervention, magical or otherwise.

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* This is pretty common *This tends to happen in fairy tales, as a good chunk of the time, the protagonists are are minus a [[MissingMom mom]], [[DisappearedDad dad]], or both, however, they usually get ''{{Literature/Cinderella}}'', as, according to some form versions, her mother dies when she's a baby and her father either leaves or dies, regardless, she's left in the care of intervention, magical or otherwise.her WickedStepmother.


* This is pretty common in fairy tales, as a good chunk of the time, the protagonists are are minus a [[MissingMom mom]], {DisappearedDad dad]], or both, however, they usually get some form of intervention, magical or otherwise.

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* This is pretty common in fairy tales, as a good chunk of the time, the protagonists are are minus a [[MissingMom mom]], {DisappearedDad [[DisappearedDad dad]], or both, however, they usually get some form of intervention, magical or otherwise.

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*This is pretty common in fairy tales, as a good chunk of the time, the protagonists are are minus a [[MissingMom mom]], {DisappearedDad dad]], or both, however, they usually get some form of intervention, magical or otherwise.

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* In ''Literature/TheOneHandedGirl'', both parents die in rapid succession.
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