Immigrant stories spin web

As a small girl I would often sit by my father, enthralled with his sto­ries of the “Old Coun­try.” With the skill of an old Irish shanachie, or story teller, he would weave his tales of giants and mere men, often choos­ing lore with a para­ble as its plot and res­o­lu­tion. I still recall his […]

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Law brings order, relief to life of immigrant mother

Not too long ago, before the snow piles had made open-air igloos out of every inter­sec­tion, I came to some­thing of a cross­roads in my life. I became a lawyer at age 49. Sit­ting in the august cham­bers of the Con­necti­cut Supreme Court build­ing, I was get­ting ready to intro­duce myself as Attor­ney Marie Grady for […]

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