Desiree Burgess sews a head wrap Wednesday while her daughter, Hartley, 3, watches the work from behind.  Burgess has her own clothing business, Harts & Pearls, which she operates out of her Puyallup condo. It began in 2012 when she became a single mother and wanted to work from home.
Desiree Burgess sews a head wrap Wednesday while her daughter, Hartley, 3, watches the work from behind. Burgess has her own clothing business, Harts & Pearls, which she operates out of her Puyallup condo. It began in 2012 when she became a single mother and wanted to work from home. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer
Desiree Burgess sews a head wrap Wednesday while her daughter, Hartley, 3, watches the work from behind. Burgess has her own clothing business, Harts & Pearls, which she operates out of her Puyallup condo. It began in 2012 when she became a single mother and wanted to work from home. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer

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