What happened to her?

If you raise this question in Manteo on Roanoke Island at the edge of the Outer Banks, people will think you are asking about Virginia Dare. In 1587, she was the first English child born in North America.

D.G. Martin hosts “North Carolina Bookwatch,” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday and 5 p.m. Tuesday on PBS North Carolina (formerly UNC-TV). The program also airs on the North Carolina Channel at 8 a.m. Tuesday and other times.

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