May was a poor girl and lived with her mother, who was ill. She goes out to seek a position in order that the mother may receive medicine and food. She goes to an artist's studio and finds that she is the only poorly dressed girl there, and feels very bad about it. However, the artist admires her and gives her a position as model in his studio. Everything is going smoothly for awhile, until the artist makes love to his model. He leads his little model to believe that he is madly in love with her. She believes him and is very happy. The other artist's models try to tell her that he makes love to all and everyone, but she won't believe them. She comes to find out that the other model's words are true. He writes her a note one day and tells her that he can't have anything more to do with her. May goes to his studio. His valet tells her that he has left town, and didn't leave any word where he would be. Walking home, May faints, and is picked up by a young girl who is studying music in ...
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