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Comedian Patton Oswalt opened up to People magazine in an interview Wednesday about his late wife, crime writer Michelle McNamara, who died unexpectedly on April 21. He reminisced about the night they first met, May 20, 2003: she'd seen him perform stand-up at Los Angeles club Largo and then commented about his love of Irish girls afterwards.

During my routine, I admitted to my weakness for Irish women, how they were my Kryptonite. And after the show she was walking out with the crowd and she touched my left arm and said, "Irish girls, nice!"

Patton Oswalt and Michelle McNamara: mom, author, teacher, "Irish girl."
Patton Oswalt and Michelle McNamara: mom, author, teacher, "Irish girl."
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