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Maritime historian shares stories of female pirates

By Bonnie Edwards
Published in News on March 3, 2009 1:46 PM


Historian, artist, musician and storyteller Connie Mason sings one of the pirates' songs Monday night at Wayne Community College during a Wayne County Reads event. The original songs, she said, were more salty than the one she sang.

Historian and storyteller Connie Mason of Morehead City told a Wayne County Reads audience Monday night that female pirates were just as colorful, and dangerous, as their male counterparts. And despite a widely held belief that women at sea brought...

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