Finally, Hannahs life has mellowed into a glorious golden hue. Her accomplishments for a better life for her children has trickled down to her great-grandchildren. She looks at them, and while Seamus is no longer at her side, these great-grands more than fi ll the empty void.
Smiling, she recalls the fi rst twelve years of happiness. The next ten were fraught with disappointments and betrayals, but when she steps foot on American soil, she blossoms and so does her family. Holding the large photograph, she caresses each face and then closes her eyes in absolute peace.