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The National Memorial to An Gorta Mór is located in Philadelphia Pa, USA.
This memorial commemorates the struggle and pain of those Irish who fled their homeland
in the face of a hunger of catastrophic proportions. It celebrates their courage that forged
an enduring link between Ireland and America.

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