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I Am Italian (calabrian)

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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'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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    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

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    I'm not Italian. I just want to tell Italian women how much I love them. OMG the sexiest women alive in my opinion are some Italian women. My ex was Italian, she is so beautiful. I...
    CHADD1CT3D CHADD1CT3D 36-40, M Nov 30

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    If u ask me once ask me twice if I like Italians I will tell u no,!! I can't stand them period!!!! What I can't stand about them is if they get one tinny spot on their cloths...
    kizzrixx kizzrixx 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    Yes they are and they always got to think their so perfect and better than others because their Italian.. Theirs lots of reasons I can't stand them. It's not about their race...
    kizzrixx kizzrixx 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Ooooo ci sta qualcuno che parla italianoooo ?? :P un po di compagnia la gradirei xD
    MeAndMySelf98 MeAndMySelf98 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    Calamari is so delicious ! Literally wanting some right now
    MichelleErmosaa MichelleErmosaa 16-17, F Nov 18

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    Hi i'm live in Tuscany :).
    magic1836 magic1836 16-17, M Nov 28

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    Yeah.. I was born and raised in Cinisello Balsamo. Though my parents are from Ghana.
    ItalianLion ItalianLion 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    Well, ok actually 1/4 of each, but that's not an option on here so...
    Siviglia Siviglia 18-21, M Dec 9

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    Coniatore (A Pound of Flesh) ugh! I've sung women on two continents, but it's all meat, and so I'll sing of the wind. Hair, breasts, hips, and the year flies, hanging upon the...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 19 hrs ago

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    My ex husband who is Italian had no personality, at least towards me, was extremely good looking. He respected me in the beginning but treated me like crap in the end.
    imyourbitchonep imyourbitchonep 41-45, F 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    oud,incense,amber,jasmine,gardenia,wood,patchouli,cloves,saffron,fresh brewed coffee,italian food(the garlic when it's being cooked),cookies right outta the oven,toasted bread,tom...
    lifelesspie lifelesspie 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    An Italian Merry Christmas I thought it would be a nice idea to bring a date to my parents' house on Christmas Eve. I thought it would be interesting for a non-Italian girl to...
    orgasmic27 orgasmic27 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    All four of my grandparents and both patents are from Siragussa (Syracuse) Sicily. I was born here, but traveled back and fourth to work on the sansovino vignetti, vinards and...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    An Italian, a Scotsman, and a Chinese fellow were hired at a construction site. The foreman pointed out a huge pile of sand and told the Italian guy, "You're in charge of sweeping...
    mzkayz mzkayz 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    If you use a website called connectingsingles.com and get a message by a Pakistani boy living in Norway, he is a scammer!!!! He pretended to be interested in me; after a while, he...
    soliDeogloria soliDeogloria 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Real Experience! (for idiotic Australians who think that Australia is the best country in the World) I have a niece who lives and works in Rome, Italy. We are in constant contact...
    sickness18 sickness18 61-65, M 3 Responses Nov 19

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    Having 2 Sicilian Immigrant grandmothers, 5 Aunts 4 great Aunts, i was in the kitchen at a very early age, by the time i was 13 i could make almost any regional classic Sicilian or...
    AntonioV AntonioV 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 5

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    My strongest genes are Italian and Irish, It's pretty funny though cause I act like a Italian while I look Irish
    Br0KenWhisper Br0KenWhisper 13-15, F Nov 25

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    Always sem to be getting told off at school at the moment. First Mrs Hughes told me off for talking in class when I'm sure I wasn't the only one talking. Then I got told off by one...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Dec 3

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    I was not raised with this culture. I actually grew up thinking I was part Cherokee instead. I used to think, "Ok. Who am I to argue with that?" I learned later that the people who...
    AKLady14 AKLady14 26-30, F Dec 9

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    Sometimes my memory is just too good. I remember things in such vivid detail that it is almost painful for me to remember times past and the people I shared those times with, and...
    CinnamonKnight CinnamonKnight 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    1 - I am Italian, with Spanish origins from my mother and Swedish-Greek origins from my father. 2 - I live in England since 2013 (not London). 3 - I am a musician, song composer...
    soliDeogloria soliDeogloria 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I am Italian, currently living in England since 2013. Since I was a child I've always been fascinated by American big cities, like New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San...
    soliDeogloria soliDeogloria 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I am an Italian girl. English is not my mother language so I hope I am not going to make too many mistakes. I was kidnapped for real some years ago when I was 23, and it was the...
    BarbaraIt BarbaraIt 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 17

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    CHINA-AUSTRALIA Free Trade Pact..... This note is about the recent announcement that China and Australia have entered into agreement for Free Trade between the two economies. 1...
    jiaberg jiaberg 51-55, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    1.) My name is Cesar 2.) I was born on a miliary base in south carolina 3.) I lived in italy for four years but my family is from mexico and spain 4.) Soccer is my main sport 5...
    CESARR7 CESARR7 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    So it turns out that Jesus probably looked a lot more like this than the handsome italian man we usually see him depicted as.
    CannibleCorps CannibleCorps 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 17

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    There is something very poetic about the scars and the healing wounds on my hands and arms. I am still unsure if they're signs of weakness or courage. To those outside the place I...
    hauntedforeveralways hauntedforeveralways 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    want to learn Italian! from this end of the year, probably ill try to study lil by lil..!!
    jellyfish3002 jellyfish3002 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 18

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    I have a crush on this guy. I don't talk to him. I know his mother. I say hello to his sister. He sooooooooo hot. He a white guy. I love white guys. He probably white and Spanish...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Nov 18

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    Hey everyone, my names Holly its currently 3:30 am where I'm at and this is the reason I'm still awake: I gave in again. I hate that I'm so weak and vulnerable to this guy right...
    velvetskies velvetskies 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 19

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    I forgot to marinate the chicken in Italian dressing this morning so I was forced to just pour it over the chicken in the pan. Still turned out great, lots of moisture and very...
    Theycallherelly Theycallherelly 13-15, F Nov 19

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    If you have a Citroen/ Peugeot car, and thinking about buying a car diagnostic tool for it , Lexia 3 diagnostic tool is a good choose. but I think everyone want to know a few more...
    aliceuer aliceuer 22-25, M Nov 19

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    The Pope is kidnapped and held hostage by the Italian mafia. As part of their demands, they state "You must make love to a woman." The Pope concedes, but under 3 conditions...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I try to teach myself different languages. But it's hard. I'm Italian - so I am currently trying to learn it. I'm also trying to teach myself sign language! That's an interesting...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Aria means a solo melody in Italian, which is a language that I love. And I put Silent 'cause sometimes I feel like I have no voice.
    SilentAria SilentAria 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 21

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