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Chillingworth is welcomed into the community due to a lack of doctors.
According to Hawthorne, why are there so few doctors in Boston?
Doctors are not often religious and so didn't want to pursue a Puritan lifestyle.
Doctors are not often religious and so were not usually welcomed among the Puritans.
The doctors, wary of the Puritan religion, preferred to work among the Indians.
God keeps the Puritans healthy because of their faith; doctors felt unneeded.
Doctors preferred the warmer temperaments of the colonists down south.