“There is good in the world, simple, uh, complex, dysfunctional -- perfect and not perfect. I'm related to outlaws that lived in America during the 1930s. They were bank robbers and horse thieves, uh, not er, ah, Gardai, uh, and priests, like my family in Ireland. I like to believe that if the O'Brien boys had come across a Klan lynchin they would have risked all, includin their lives to have stopped it: Good isn't perfect…” (I had some help with the dialogue/ edited 10/11/17)
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