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Red-headed dolly

I was born and grew up in the USA, in a tight-knit Irish American community in Wikles-Barre, Pennsylvania. My family are from 8 different counties in all 4 provinces of Ireland.

This doll was bought for me, from Donegal, by my aunt. I brought it with me today because when I was ten years old, growing up in the States, I never had a doll that looked like me.

I was over the moon. I finally found …