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Sally Snowman, the first female and the 70th keeper of Boston Light, wears her new hand-made costume at her house on 43 Pierce Court, North Weymouth, Massachusetts on April 5, 2017. Snowman has made twenty costumes so far and she wears them to work everyday.

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Snowman started volunteering in 1994, and when the Coast Guard civilianized the light station in 2003, she was officially designated as Keeper of Boston Light.

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This isn't just a job. For Snowman, this is a lifestyle. She knows the mechanics, all of the history, she even dresses in period clothing.

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Snowman has made twenty costumes by herself and they are all inspired from the 18th Century.

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Snowman is the only resident lighthouse keeper in the country after the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy sponsored a bill to keep Boston Light permanently staffed, because of its historic significance.

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Snowman, who holds a Ph.D. and previously worked as a learning disabilities specialist, is in charge of 32 assistant keepers.

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During winter when the lighthouse is closed, Snowman stays at her house to work from home as while as doing yoga and meditation.

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Sally Snowman, the first female and the 70th keeper of Boston Light, plays a giant drum her friend made at her house on 43 Pierce Court, North Weymouth, Massachusetts on April 5, 2017.

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Sally Snowman plays her handmade drum made with buffalo skin.

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"The meaning of the lighthouse is to light up the way forward," Snowman said.

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