From building hospitals to caring for the homeless, these are the untold stories of the wives of the men who governed Ireland before independence from Britain. Portraits of the women are on exhibit at Dublin Castle.
Born in Iowa, I now live in Seattle. My parents met in South Dakota. During the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl many families left. My great uncle made his way west in 1939 with some of his hometown friends. Their destination was Anacortes, Washington, where they'd landed jobs building a log mill. My great uncle continued to Seattle, for a time living in the Greenlake neighborhood with a family from that same hometown.
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