FESTIVALS: AFTERLIFE OF VIOLENCE

THE CEASE-FIRE MAY HAVE HALTED THE KILLINGS, BUT THE HARD MEN ARE STILL PREYING ON THEIR COMMUNITIES

Patrick Teer was a child of war, brought into the world just as the Troubles were transforming his Roman Catholic neighborhood of North Belfast into a battle zone. Yet Teer, now 20, relishes the memories from those turbulent times. He recounts the "fun" of throwing rocks at the British patrols, the drama of street demonstrations and the exhilaration of getting chased by cops. "There was always something going on in those days," he recalls. And unless luck turned sour, kids like Teer survived with their body unscathed. Their futures, however, were more precarious.

In 1981 Teer was photographed as he watched...

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