A Christmas Carol Wiki
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Peter Cratchit is the eldest son and the third-born child of Bob and Emily Cratchit, younger brother of Belinda and Martha Cratchit and older brother of Matthew, Lucy and Timothy "Tiny Tim" Cratchit.

Despite the small family and his father's lack of a high paying job, Peter is happy with his family.

In the original novel, he does prepare the potatoes and later mashes them "with incredible vigor "

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