The Seamstress for the Ku Klux Klan

Fifty-eight-year-old "Ms. Ruth," who comes from five generations of Ku Klux Klan members, sews hoods and robes for the group seven days a week. 

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A Ku Klux Klan uniform on display in Washington, D.C., in 2011 (Karin Zeitvogel/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother Jones reports that 58-year-old "Ms. Ruth," who comes from five generations of Ku Klux Klan members, sews hoods and robes for the group seven days a week, and blesses each one when it's done. She lives in the Deep South.

A red satin outfit for an Exalted Cyclops, the head of a local chapter, costs about $140. She uses the earnings to help care for her 40-year-old quadriplegic daughter, "Lilbit," who was injured in a car accident 10 years ago.

Read more at Mother Jones.

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