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Irish babies

A woman walks along a bridge at Frank Sinatra Park in Hoboken, N.J., as fog blankets over the Hudson River, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)
A woman walks along a bridge at Frank Sinatra Park in Hoboken, N.J., as fog blankets over the Hudson River, Tuesday, April 8, 2014. (Julio Cortez / Associated Press)

An earlier blog posted stories from Ireland about the babies who died at the Catholic-run orphanages – working houses for unmarried, young mothers.  Apparently, some of the stories were embellished or misunderstood or misreported.

A story from Monday continues the discussion on a sad and confusing part of Irish history. 

(S-R archive photo)




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