Jane Glenn Haas knows there's more than one kind of "illegal immigrant." Her great-grandfather, Patrick Glynn, found his ticket to America in someone else's stable.
Stole a horse, he did. Well, “borrowed” would be a more delicate term.
He sold the “borrowed” horse at the weekly market in County Mayo and used the money to buy a ticket to America.
His daughters hotly denied their daddy’s dark past, but a third cousin still living on the family farm in Ireland confirmed it when I met him years ago. [Link]