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Blogging at We Carry the Torch

The Olympic torch is making its way around the British Isles in preparation for the 2012 Games in London. Today is Day 16, and the torch will travel from Belfast to Portrush in Ireland.

Because I have a story set in Belfast, I got to write today’s post for “We Carry the Torch,” a blog for writers with stories set in each area. Stumbling on a hugely influential group of athletes made it pretty easy–the Irish Whales took a couple dozen medals between 1904 and 1924. Come see!

(And don’t laugh at those high-waisters! These guys could toss you into the next town.)