To Kill a Mockingbird Questions and Answers
by Harper Lee

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In To Kill a Mockingbird, how did Link Deas help Helen Robinson? Use examples or quotes if possible.

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Following Tom Robinson's death while trying to escape from prison, Bob Ewell began creating problems for Tom's wife, Helen. Link Deas, Tom's employer, created a job for Helen, though, according to Scout, "he didn't really need her." When Link discovered that Helen was coming to work from the wrong direction, he found that Bob had been "chunking" things at her. When Link went to the Ewell house to confront him, Bob hid inside. Bob stopped "chunking" at her, but the next day he walked shortly behind her, "crooning foul words." This time Link cornered Bob downtown and threatened to bring Sheriff Tate into the matter. Helen had no more trouble with Bob.

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