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Why would it be unfair to let the public know who saved the children's lives? Select the BEST reason suggested by the text.
He would be drawn into the public spotlight, which would be against his will, even if the attention was positive.
He would be put on trial for murdering Bob Ewell, which would be unpleasant, even though he'd be acquitted because it was self-defense.
He would be targeted for harassment by the rest of the Ewells, just as Helen, Judge Taylor, and the Finch family were targeted by Bob after the trial.
He would be sent to jail for the rest of his life for murdering Bob Ewell, and his life is enough of a prison already that there would be no point.
He would be expected to have an ongoing relationship with the children, which would be undesirable to him given his personality.