place in Dukes County, Mass., from a native New England Algonquian language, literally "island adjacent to the mainland."
Is this reaching out to those in pain driven by a will to atone for past failings, especially chappaquiddick?
His reckless driving and failure to readily go for help on chappaquiddick Island in 1969 may have cost a young woman her life.
He was referring to the Mary Jo Kopechne incident 40 years earlier on chappaquiddick Island.
(Page 273-274) chappaquiddick, 1968 My actions were inexcusable.
chappaquiddick Island, with its sandy tentacles, terminates in Cape Poge, on which is a light-house.