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Cratchit family, fictional characters, an impoverished hardworking and warmhearted family in A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens. The family comprises Bob Cratchit, his wife, and their six children: Martha, Belinda, Peter, two smaller Cratchits (an unnamed girl and boy), and the lame but ever-cheerful Tiny Tim.
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