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From: Edward Andrews <>
Subject: Re: Fw: The Irish in America
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 1998 18:08:54 +0000

linda Merle wrote:

> And now in 1998 we need to acknowledge that most Ulsterfolk adopt one
> of two ethnic identities which history has given them little choice but
> to do. And that the way forward is to acknowledge that and to find a
> way to forge a new identity -- which is inclusive of both ethniticies --
> or some other solution which we cannot foresee because only our children
> can. I don't find denying the ethnic problem's validity helpful.
> A new "Irish" ethnicity must evolve that is inclusive, not exclusive.
> Linda Merle
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