Nina Leipold, author of “The Mermaid of Hilton Head,” poses on a Hilton Head Island beach.
Nina Leipold, author of “The Mermaid of Hilton Head,” poses on a Hilton Head Island beach. Rick Leipold Island Life HH Photography
Nina Leipold, author of “The Mermaid of Hilton Head,” poses on a Hilton Head Island beach. Rick Leipold Island Life HH Photography

Reports of mermaid sightings on Hilton Head Island turn out to be true ... sort of

January 18, 2017 06:00 AM

About Liz Farrell

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Columnist and senior editor Liz Farrell has lived in the Lowcountry for 12 years, but grew up in Brookline, Mass., just outside of Boston. She graduated with a degree in political science from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania, and enjoys the beach, reading and people with contagious laughs. She pronounces all her R's.