Mattie always said that no matter where you went, to be truly happy you must take a piece of home with you. Surely Mattie knew something about happiness, as she led a very full and long life on her family farm. Not only had she delivered numerous babies in the Tennessee hills, but Mattie had cared for countless others throughout her lifetime.
Upon her death at age 98, Mattie’s secret was quietly revealed. In the locket she had always worn around her neck, were the engraved words, “Crossmolina, ´Eire” along with a perfectly preserved shamrock.
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using the word prompt: