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By Daisy Moon
St. Patricks Day
Talk to Joan McDonald for a wee spell and you’ll soon find that she embodies her Irish roots in every sense. “I’m Irish on both sides,” the Village of Santiago resident will tell you. McDonald’s parents were “first-generation” Irish Americans, so naturally she has celebrated St. Patrick’s Day all her life. “Absolutely!” she said. “It’s the merriest day of the year. It’s a great day to be Irish. “Everybody wants to be Irish on St. Patrick’s Day,” McDonald added.
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