A couple who own a farm not far from Chinook. Their sons go to school with Chuck and Jack—the Welch boys are all “sad, shabbily dressed, and quiet to the point of muteness.” Chuck, Jack, and their friend Huff siphon gas from the Welches’ tanks, but are caught the next day and are forced to apologize to the farmers, who are shocked and disappointed by the boys’ betrayal and do not accept their apologies.
Mr. and Mrs. Welch Character Timeline in This Boy’s Life
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