A Look Back: My Love Affair with Sicily

Angie Spitalieri Ianiro, Publisher Angie Spitalieri Ianiro, Publisher

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Please enjoy this article from Margie Longano Miklas originally printed in our June 2014 issue.

"To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is not to have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything." — Johann Wolfgang Goethe

Sicily is an amazing place, yet according to a [recent] New York Times article by Beppe Severgnini, only thirteen percent of visitors to Italy travel to Sicily or other areas of


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