Discovering La Famiglia: Our Ancestors' Lives in Italy - Part 1

Over the next few months, we are going to explore our Italian heritage from the perspective of our ancestors’ life experiences. This month our focus will be on what our ancestors’ lives were like in Italy at the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century when the huge wave of Italians emigrated to the U.S. and South America. For those of you who have been fortunate to visit the “motherland” you may have wondered why our ancestors chose to leave their country. Today’s Italy is truly a spectacle for the

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