I'm working on Going Down by Freddie King and I don't understand the reference of this sentence:

I'm going back to Chattanooga and sleep on sister Irene's porch

I can't find any reference from my European point of view. Who's sister Irene?


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with no certainty, I'd guess at the nun who ran the children's home, when he was young.

His character is a homeless man, a hobo - presumably he had his best times back there, where he was looked after as a child.


maybe it is the below,of course cannot be sure...



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