What careers do Atticus and his brother Jack pursue in the Harper Lee novel To Kill a Mockingbird?

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bullgatortail | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

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Both of the Finch brothers, Atticus and John Hale (Jack), along with their sister, Alexandra, grew up at the Finch's Landing homestead near Maycomb in the Harper Lee novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Alexandra remained at the homestead and married a "taciturn man" who enjoyed an easy life of fishing and napping in his hammock. Meanwhile, Atticus went to Montgomery, Alabama, to study law, while Jack journeyed to Boston to study medicine. Atticus returned to Maycomb to become the town's most respected lawyer, and Jack (who was ten years younger than Atticus) remained a bachelor and "stayed rich" as a doctor in Nashville.

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 Atticus Finch, is a lawyer in the nearby town of Maycomb, and his brother, Jack Finch is a doctor.

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