Julia Petta died in 1921 during childbirth and her baby never survived her mother’s passing. died too. Both were buried in the same coffin at the cemetery in Chicago. But a few years later Julia’s mother began to see strange dreams in which Julia said she was alive.
Among all the early pieces of literature of Europe, there are two which, at exactly opposite corners of the continent, display most strikingly similar characteristics. These are the Greek and the Irish, and the legend of the Irish champion Cuchulain bears so close a resemblance to the tale of Achilles as to win for this hero the title of ‘the Irish Achilles.’ Certainly in reckless courage, power of inspiring dread, sense of personal merit and frankness of speech the Irish hero is fully equal to the mighty Greek.