Babies in St. Patrick's Guild in Dublin, 1960.

Ireland’s Banished Children

Many of the thousands of Irish babies adopted in the U.S. in the ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s are reclaiming their roots. Emer Mullins reports. ℘℘℘ In a quiet convent outside Dublin, an elderly nun is in possession of a veritable Pandora’s Box relating to one of the most controversial periods in Irish social history. Sr. Patricia Quinn used to work at St. Patrick’s...

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