The Irish Among Us

The Irish Among Us

BY Kerry Temple '74

I was a grownup — a forebear with descendants of my own — before I knew I wasn’t very Irish (if Irish at all). It was a bit of a blow to my identity because I had been raised to think of myself as Irish. My mother attributed my quick temper and brooding disposition to my Irish blood as well as my wistfully romantic nature and appetite for poetry and make-believe.

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