Martha Stewart Leaves Prison Amid Fanfare

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Martha Stewart waves as she boards a private jet in West Virginia after being released from prison, March 4. Reuters hide caption

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Martha Stewart left prison Friday morning for house arrest on her 153-acre estate in Bedford, N.Y. Fans cheered her return and media followed her homecoming closely. Stock in Stewart's company has nearly tripled since her sentencing, but it remains to be seen how much damage her brand will sustain.



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