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I Am Italian (calabrian)

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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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    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 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 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 20, 2014

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2007

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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 Sep 28, 2010

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    I DESPISE CERTAIN FORMS OF FORGIVENESS. An Italian University of Cambridge student was murdered in Egypt. The news in the link below. Without unveiling too many personal thoughts...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    THE QUIETEST SOLDIER AND THE MOST EXPLOITED In 1984 I served in the Italian army for my year long military conscription service and I changed three different military barracks...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    My zodiac sign and almost all traits match me.just found this out. The Cancer Woman The Cancer Woman: Love, Sex, Friendship, Style The Cancer Woman The Cancer woman is ruled by...
    111rosy560 111rosy560 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Not really, but my grandfather was.
    john9421 john9421 18-21, M 4 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    BULLYING AS A DOMINO EFFECT ... My father group up as an orphan because his parents were killed in the second World War and he suffered at the hands of the German soldiers that...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    The headlines were that Italy covers naked statues during Iran President Hassan Rouhani's visit.. It is a common act of boot-licking from the Italian government, since the news...
    youaremygift youaremygift 31-35, F Jan 30

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    PACK OF LIONS ... I have written so many times about my personal experiences growing up and the bullying, the racism, being the only Italian in the class, and how all that...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 6 Responses Jan 28

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    Iranian prez says thanks . . . for the censorship of italian art masterpieces. Here is where “cultural relativism” takes us. Artistic masterpieces are censored as a precaution...
    Honey82bunny Honey82bunny 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    AT TIMES I’M TRULY ASHAMED OF ITALY I am becoming ever and ever more worried of how our left wing political leaders are so appeasing towards ANYONE, and EVERYTHING less...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 27

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    Truly American of English, German, and Sicilian heritage. So I claim my Italian heritage through my Sicilian ancestors!
    Straightcdingmale Straightcdingmale 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    I am proud of my Italian heritage. My grandparents (on both sides) immigrated to New Orleans from Cefalu, Sicily in the early 1900's. Cascio on my father's side, Cangelosi on my...
    sheltielady4 sheltielady4 46-50, F Jan 25

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    MY THEME SONG FOR MONDAY 25 JANUARY Today I am just going to listen to "Gloria" but not sang by the american singer Laura Branaghan but by the Italian singer Umberto Tozzi. It was...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    omg italian food is good ! like if u agree and comment ur favorite italian dish
    SebasF13 SebasF13 18-21, M Jan 24

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    No such luck there is close to 20 inches of snow outside. All I can say it was 75 on Christmas Day and now this crap.
    0001SUSAN 0001SUSAN 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    My paternal grandmother was from Turin. She came to live in France with her work, and met my grandfather. Que sera sera!
    Favager97 Favager97 18-21, F Jan 22

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    It's such a beautiful language. I'm trying to learn. Maybe I'll meet an Italian guy and he can teach me
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    i want to go to italia :D
    izacgrin izacgrin 18-21, M Jan 19

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    LEGAL PROBRLEMS THAT JUST DON’T WANT TO GO AWAY. However much I love my country, Italy is still a damned complicated country and still has a very complex public sector that is...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 19

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    THE FILIPINO COMUNITY IN ROME. I have a very great admiration for this comunity. They arent even a comunity any ore but Italians. When I read things about the on newspapers or see...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 19

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    Ok so. I'm aiming by 27 to be able to speak 7 languages ( Arabic English German French Spanish Hebrew and Italian ) I'm currently working on my 3rd and oh my god, oh my god it's...
    TheLadyYves TheLadyYves 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    Spanish. Italian. Hebrew. German.
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 7 Responses Jan 17

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    Have to admit yes I do enjoy a real good burger with all them good dressing on it. Not like it's an everyday thing. Love my veggies. Love a good sandwich. Calzones is my favorite...
    Onli1Pebbles Onli1Pebbles 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    The lands around the lagoon are all part of the Veneto. Although my family are from Venice in older times we now live on the mainland not far from the city. My father has moved...
    Two6676 Two6676 18-21, F Jan 15

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    My favorite Minskys pizza is: original crust, extra sauce, Italian sausage and roasted garlic. I load it up crush red peppers.... Yummy ??
    kcthinker kcthinker 41-45, M Jan 14

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    Next time you go to Subway order a 304.8mm Spicy Italian and see what reaction you will get....
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Hi! I'm italian and it's very simple for me to learn spanish language I think... I have a spanish friend and I love this language.. So romantic and sexy! I'm improving by listening...
    AdorabileVenezia AdorabileVenezia 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    Where I live, the landscape is littered with historic Second Empires, (Dutch) Colonials, Italianate federals and rusted Industrial era foundries. Occasionally, there's a...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Pasta is my favorite food, especially spaghetti. I love almost any type of pasta though. I really love stuffed pastas like ravioli, cool shapes like shells and wagon wheels, and...
    shittalker shittalker 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    My experience is nothing compared to many people and so for many years I believed that I was a drama queen and did not realise that what my family did was wrong. I come from a...
    Rambuchi Rambuchi 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    Today I'm making bread. A rustic Italian and a chocolate babka. I'm also going to make chicken with an orange brandy sauce over carrot mashed potatoes. My house is going to...
    sunnyelp sunnyelp 36-40, F 11 Responses Jan 13

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