How does Hester support herself?

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timbrady | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

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Hester works as a seamstress. It is ironic that the only "public sinner" in their town creates beauty for all. Sadly, this cannot be said for some of the "good" people in the town.

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visualtec | Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

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As a seamstress. Hester's gift for ornamental needlework allows her to market her goods to the wealthy members of the community.

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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Hester becomes a seamstress. Her strong sewing skills allow her to make her living.