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Well, what shall I say?

You'll become a chimney-sweep boy. You're looking a bit black in the face. Well, stop moping about! Get down that chimney, and quick!

Job assignments: Crawling down a chimney. You crawl in and hustle your way into the flues while scraping and sweeping away soot.

Salary: 50 öre/week plus board and lodging

Working hours: You work until you are done.

Working conditions: Being a sweeper boy is a risky job. Keeping your balance on the rooftops can be difficult. It's also a dirty job and it's not good for your health to breathe in a lot of soot. Many sweaper boys did not work voluntarily. Often, the cleaners obtained labor from orphanages.

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