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I Am Italian (calabrian)

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    Bottom Of The Boot

    I am a little more than 25% Italian!!!But I look very It. my father is 1/2 and my grandmother on my fathers side came here right before she had him.I've been to Italy a few times and I loved it. It food esp. Southern It. cusine is awesome..It's so varied and romantic....I...
    TruthHurtsDontIt TruthHurtsDontIt 22-25 1 Response Sep 28, 2010

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    My Mother Is Italian-american (of Calabrese Descent)

    My mother's grandparents emigrated to the United States from Calabria in the early twentieth century. Her maternal grandfather was sent on a boat as small child to the US without being accompanied by parents, and we unfortunately don't know much about his history. My mother...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Mar 19, 2013

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    Paternal Heritage

    My dad was 15 when he left Italy, and travelled on a ship to Australia.  He turned 16 and was not with his family. He arrived here, and stayed with an Australian family, who taught him to speak English. His family arrive some years later. He is and was a hard working man...
    rya rya 46-50 1 Response Sep 13, 2008

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    I'll Make You a Drink You Can't Refuse

    my father is scotch and my mom italian........
    Tumblindice Tumblindice 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2007

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    I Love Being Italian

     My family is from Calabria and Napoli, the more southern part of italy. I am very proud of my heritage and have been raised to incorporate numerous italian traditions, language, and "ways of life" into my everyday American lifestyle. This is actualy extremely difficult to...
    BEXX07 BEXX07 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 4, 2010

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    My great-grandmother migrated from the

    farm/village life of Southern Italy to the city/suburb life in New York through Ellis Island in 1922. She didn't know a word of English (only broken Italian). She made it through to New York by claiming she forgot her glasses--luckily there was a bilingual young man nearby to...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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    I'm Only Half Italian!!!

    i am only half italian...my other half is egyptain...i am not calabrian but on my italian side i and 3/4's nablidan and 1/4 sicilian...out of both my nationalities, i have picked up the "italian lifestyle" as well as traditions. Growing up i have been exposed to this...
    illburdistraction illburdistraction 21-25, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2007

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    Italian And Proud. Or Is That " Italian American "? Lol

    My grandfather and Mother came from Venice, My grandfather was one of the last peddlers in Mississippi. He was 98 when he died. He was 16 when he came from Venice, the ship he came here on was sunk 3 months after he arrived in the USA, by a U boat. I have all his papers here...
    romantch65 romantch65 56-60, M Jul 11, 2012

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    Italian And Greek

    I am actually (and correct me if im wrong on the spelling) celebrese and Brutese Italian..and Greek...My mother is Italian and my father is Greek..I wish to learn more bout my heretiges but i come from a broken family and have pretty much raised myself..i live with my aunt and...
    GreekItalianQT GreekItalianQT 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I love preparing and eating Italian foods more than any other foods today. However, I do enjoy a nice juicy steak and other foods at times along with the sides. To me, there is...
    femalemom1976 femalemom1976 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 23

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    I love being Italian, im so proud of my heritage
    JakeAstoise JakeAstoise 13-15, M Jan 4

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    Hi im Arianna and im italian i really like English and this app is so nice to improve it. :) if you want to talk I'm here
    Ariannaa Ariannaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    I love everything Italian. Pastas with seafood & veggies. Pizzas, even down to the desserts. Just the thought of it makes my mouth water.
    MsLena83 MsLena83 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    When I feel emotional I love to listen to Luciano Pavarotti. I only understand very little Italian but it doesn't matter. The emotion comes thru all space, time and distance and...
    reydog reydog 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    My grandfather is Piedmontese in part. Having a little italian blood is quite good. Connections with other cultures are good for everyone.
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F a week ago

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    Sitting in Ciampino airport after a delightful 4 days in Rome, Italy. Well, my Italian wasn't as bad as I thought but wasn't as good as I hoped either D: Anyways, great city...
    PinkFloydFan1337 PinkFloydFan1337 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I luv watching Italian TV all the time. It's so kool to see what those beautiful ladies wear underneath
    Walclock Walclock 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    Liguria. That part of Italy close to France. A great grandparent. Ligurian Jews, who escaped German Nazi capture. To be Italian is so stylish, they say.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I love spaghetti and meatballs, chicken Alfredo, ravioli, and chicken Parmesan sandwiches.
    officerwill7 officerwill7 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I think recipes from the Tuscan region are my favorite.
    wnt2kno wnt2kno 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Antipasto is my favorite. Prosciutto, olives, sharp provolone, fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, dry cured sausages and nice crispy bread. :)
    Nixie1291 Nixie1291 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    It's been a while experience project! What an experience I have had this past year. I've gone from a confused little man to somewhat of an outstanding citizen I aim to be I'd...
    flibsley flibsley 31-35, M Jan 9

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    Does anyone speak fluent Italian? I am having some trouble in Italian and I hope that regularly talking to someone in Italian or learning more about the language from an Italian...
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Thursday, 01 January 2015 Real Life Experience! My brother-in-Law is Italian. Recently! He had known four newly arrived Italian migrants to Australia. All four of them were...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 5 Responses Jan 1

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    so I saw an article, and it was titled: "5 countries with the worlds hottest men" so I read it and here is what it said: (p.s this article wasn't made by an american - and you'l...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 11

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    1.) I'm 5'9 1/2". Yes the 1/2 matters when you're short. 2.) I'm Italian, Greek, Ashkenazi Jewish, Spanish, Arabic, Persian and Turkish but I solely identify myself as Italian...
    yourpetmuzzie yourpetmuzzie 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    A wealthy and powerful Wall Street executive left his office one evening and was walking to his Mercedes; he took a short cut through a side street. A panhandler sitting next to...
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I'm an effing Mexican b*tches, lol. But when you see me you definitely wouldn't think Mexican, you'd almost always guess Italian because EVERYONE SAYS I LOOK ITALIAN! I don't get...
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Ron Carey Date of Death 16 January 2007, Los Angeles, California (stroke) He was a notably short, Italian, nasal-toned and mischievous-looking fellow, a perfect type for the...
    timothyc31 timothyc31 41-45, M Jan 16

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    I remember a long time ago when I started doing it. I became friends with our neighbor's kids, and starting in the summer of our kindergarten year, our parents worked from 6:00 a.m...
    Barefoot1999 Barefoot1999 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I speak English, Slovenian and Italian fluently. I did a semester of Arabic (which I completely forgot at this point) and Hungarian (I can still order a coffee when visiting...
    mtea mtea 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 5

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    Wednesday, 07 January 2015 Real Life Experience! My nephew is 37 years of age and lives in "Melbourne". He is a self employed Architect. The other day he decided to apply...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 6

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    Billy Joel- Scenes From An Italian Restaurant. Heard on the way home from work and reminded me of my night out with my girlfriend. Went out last night and ate a nice little...
    karinawheels karinawheels 22-25, F Jan 16

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    These could be the boots i am getting! They are soft calfskin leather, mmmmmm. I love calfskin so much. I will have to make my mind up soon. They are from a site called Italian...
    JennyTom JennyTom 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    When I went to a jacuzzi in an italian spa. I was on my own in the jacuzzi and took my shorts off and then two Italian girls came in with bikinis on and sat next to me. I didn't...
    stefanv stefanv 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    I grew up speaking Italian and a kid. Going to school in America I started to speak English. During my life living in the US I have learned to speak Spanish as well. I wi sometimes...
    VoloSolo VoloSolo 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Tonight I made an Italian dish with Farfalle pasta, some sweet Italian sausage, chopped fresh tomatoes and a nice cream sauce. What really put it over the top was the fresh...
    cowboybob142 cowboybob142 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    非诚勿扰 (If Are You The One) is a tv dating show from Jiangsu TV in China. It is widely popular with viewing audience of over 50m each weekly episode... https://www.youtube...
    baywoy baywoy 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    A few days ago I was watching a documentary about the ships of the Italian navy who are rescuing the thousands of African immigrants who try in desperate attempts to cross the...
    MrSquishy MrSquishy 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Steven J Sico is an highly experienced attorney with the great expertise in complex cases. based in New Jersey, he has been taking up complicated cases from the people out there...
    barclaysmith barclaysmith 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    There are a few things that I feel the need to say about this kid named Levi. I have watched for months as this kid whom I have come to love as much as any father could love their...
    Joseph84 Joseph84 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 1

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    The Death of My Godfather This happened a number of years ago but it feels just as painful now as it did at the time when i got the bad news about my godfather's death.He was not...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M Jan 2

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    An accountant decided to leave his wife one day, so he leaves her a note saying: “Dear Sarah, I am 54 years old and I have never done anything wild. So I’m leaving you for an...
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 2

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    1. I have a sister. 2. I go to mass every Christmas. 3. I love Italian food.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 2

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    1) I love Italian food 2) I am learning to play guitar 3) I am still waiting for my first kiss 4) I like to know what different people feel, as I'll never live their life and...
    LoganManish LoganManish 26-30, M Jan 3

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    first of all i'm italian, i live in south italy and she live in north. fortunately i can travel free around italy, and we have been engaged for more than one year, but long...
    stefano126 stefano126 22-25, M Jan 4