Pearl: Helpful Or Harmful?

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The court records have revealed that 7,143 mothers have had their children taken away from them, in the last seven years. Which is really disturbing. Hester was a mother in this situation, with her daughter, Pearl. Pearl was born out of adultery, so, many argued that Hester should not keep Pearl. On the contrary, Hester should be able to keep Pearl because Hester knows what Pearl is (and will) going through, and Hester is Pearl’s birth mother.

Imagine only having one person in your life. Since the day Pearl was born, there has only been Hester, her mother. They were isolated from the rest of their colony. When Pearl and Hester were passing town, the puritan children threatened to throw mud at them.Pearl was a fearless child who stood
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