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Tommy McKearney recalls physical impact of hunger strike

Former hunger striker Tommy McKearney. Picture by Mal McCann
Connla Young
TOMMY McKearney has described how starvation ravaged him physically as he neared death during the 1980 hunger strike. Doctors told the 28-year-old that he had just 24 to 48 hours to live when Brendan[...]

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