Bobby Sands was born in 1954 in Rathcoole, a loyalist community in North Belfast as the first child of John and Rosaleen Sands. He was followed by two sisters, Marcella and Burnadette, and a brother, Sean. The first years of Bobby’s life were spent qui
ly at Abbots Cross in the Newtonabbey area of North Belfast. However, the anti-Catholic attitudes raised their heads and the Sands family was forced to move in 1962 to another predominately
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struggle for freedom. All over the world, people watched this man die, standing by what he believes in until death. His death was a triumph. He brought many more yo
g men to the cause and shed a light that the whole world could see on the situation in Northern Ireland. His courage should serve as a model for everyone. In essence Bobby Sands was a true freedom fighter, and in the end, he won.