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My mom’s great-grandmother, the young widow Harrington, supposedly fled her County Cork, Ireland bay-side farm in 1867 because a British soldier “came out to take what was not his.” The family assumption was that he was after the land but I learned the truth in my 2002 stay on the Beara Peninsula. There were three women in the household—the 32-yr-old newly-widowed mother of four, and her two daughters, ages 12 and 4, and it wasn’t land that he was after.

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