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I Am Italian (calabrian)

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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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    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 aboutย his history. My mother...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Mar 19, 2013

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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 young man nearby to translate...
    LEMONkinks LEMONkinks 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I am Italian and I love Italian food. Can't wait to get my own kitchen, in my own house, so that I can cook some delicious Italian meals.
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Half Mexican, quarter italian, quarter Swedish. Grew up in California. Lived with mostly my italian family, part time with my Mexican family. Grew up with a diet of pasta and carne...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F Jul 6

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    Yeah, my dad's side of the family has a tendency to go ballistic with rage. The things they will do are hilarious though, especially when they're drunk. My mom's side is only half...
    SabrinaB27 SabrinaB27 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Well, my original motivation is pretty lame but my desire is pure and true. When I was about eight I got the Lizzie McGuire movie. It was an odd choice since I never watched the...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Jul 5

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    My father was half Italian and half Greek...... he was not an easy man....we had a pretty hard life with him. He spoke both the languages, (his Father was Italian and his Mother...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jul 15

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    Italian food in my opinion is the best type of food!
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Half italian but I live up to the stereotype. A boy pissed me off and I had food tech that day so I beat him up with a bag of jumbo oats. You have not seen me angry until you...
    ledarkknightess ledarkknightess 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I will order everything! My favorite kind of food is Italian.
    Littlemonster77777 Littlemonster77777 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Last night I met an angel. It wasn't your stereotypical angel perhaps it was a genie (hell I dunno) Anyway this angel/ genie person was the waitress who put in front of me the...
    Calum55 Calum55 18-21, M Jul 16

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    Driving to ices ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜
    suzysleevereinvented suzysleevereinvented 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Been craving Olive Garden <3
    zbabyy7 zbabyy7 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Cuz she's a best women ever ๐Ÿ˜
    Munchy74 Munchy74 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Seriously? Are you guys ******* kidding me
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I also compose poems with safe words that look and sound like swear worlds but are not.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    1/500.000 chance that was upsy-dupsy yeap.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ensalata, some nice pasta with clams, good bread, some cheese, a little vino. Who will join me?
    FarBecco FarBecco 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. I Love Pandas 2. I Love Eminem 3. I Have A Huuggeee Crush On My Friend & A Few Crushes On Some Of My Ep Friends (: 4. I Dislike Even Numbers 5. No Idea Why. 6. I Love Italian...
    Eriannaa Eriannaa 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Just random things. 1. I am a prayer warrior. I love God and I would not say I am religious. I could say I always try to find to talk to him through prayers. 2. I love my family...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Prandelli said received several threatening letters suggesting Italian squad had burst infighting Beijing time on July 8 news, just signed FIFA 14 Coins with the Turkish club...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Jul 8

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    In 2010 Prandelli took over the Italian national team after the World Cup in South Africa, in 2012 had led the team reached the European Cup final, in 2013 Confederations Cup third...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Jul 14

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    grew up in San Remo youth camp, joined Genoa youth team in 2008, the team won the 2010 Italian Super Cup youth. Rent 2012/13 season to Serie B Modena, but only 10 appearances due...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Jul 2

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    RIAT 2014 - Red Arrows Anniversary The Red Arrows were simply amazing at RIAT. I don't know if anyone on here has gone and seen them but their display this year was simply put...
    PersonOfUninterest PersonOfUninterest 16-17, M Jul 14

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    Andrea Bocelli’s "Con te partirò” is a song I really love, and I’m far from alone in that feeling. After it was released in 1995, it became very popular...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 6

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    The Police Academy Three guys, a Polish guy, a Jewish guy and an Italian guy sign up for the police academy. The Jewish guy goes in first and the Captain says to him, "We have to...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 16

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    1. I'm originally from the Royal Oak area of Michigan, and I love it there. 2. I live in West Virginia now. 3. I love where I live but hate it at the same time. 4. I'm a sophomore...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 7 Responses Jun 29

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    Mexican food is my second favorite ethnic cuisine after Italian. I have two favorite restaurants at the mall I sometimes go to, Tyson's Corner Mall in Vienna, Virginia, called Brio...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    1. What's your favourite candle smell? ...clean linen 2. What female celebrity do you wish was your sister? ... Chelsea Handler 3. What male celebrity do you wish was your brother...
    xoHrabina xoHrabina 26-30, F Jul 4

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    1. I'm Italian. 2, I'm retired. 3. I'm single. 4. I have been on my own since I was 18. 5. I am a Jack of all Trades. 6. I believe in God...Absolutely! 7. I have one older married...
    Davido57 Davido57 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Why are so many parents being arrested? This summer has seen a rash of stories of parents being hauled away in cuffs for such sins as letting their kids roam unaccompanied in a...
    Rebeccaloves Rebeccaloves 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    You really can't help what or who you're attracted to. Like bees attracted to flowers..moths attracted to light..and I'm attracted to Caucasians. I don't know what it is about...
    iamoutofideas iamoutofideas 26-30, F 13 Responses Jun 25

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    Here are my favorite seasonings, spices, sauces to accent food with: Furikake 5th Season: Ground Pepper 5th Season: Italian Seasoning 5th Season: Ground Onions Dijon Mustard...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    im awesome at cooking. as long as it's ramen noodles or stuff from the microwave๐Ÿ˜‚ other than that i'll probably burn my house down๐Ÿ˜‚ jk i'm italian so i know how to cook
    xxxalyssabrownxxx xxxalyssabrownxxx 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Until age 14, English was the only language I spoke fluently. Now I speak French and German pretty much fluently; my Italian is very good, and I am currently learning Mandarin...
    echotimesthree echotimesthree 18-21, F Jun 25

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    I am of Polish, Italian, Dutch, Irish, English, Jewish, Slovenian, Russian, German, Austrian, and French descent. Total mutt.
    echotimesthree echotimesthree 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    I just got my brand new Ferrari 458 Italian it's a sick car I've ever bought
    kylejusyer kylejusyer 22-25, M 5 Responses Jun 26

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    I'm in love but he's on the other side of the world. He said he wants to work harder so he can visit me. I am motivated as well so I can bring him on a tour and help him shoulder...
    akeginu akeginu 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    Chiellini spoof shoulder bitten again and this time was a waiter babes Chiellini Suarez was supposed to be angry, because on his left shoulder Tuesday's game was the Uruguayan...
    fifacoins123 fifacoins123 22-25, F Jun 27

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    I got Italian chocolate. It's called Confina. My stomach isn't adjusted to American food yet so I have to wait ๐Ÿ˜ญ.
    chrissyboo123 chrissyboo123 16-17, F Jun 27

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    Sometimes I really want to call you and tell you how damaged I am. How it still hurts when you say that you didn't want to have a girl, especially someone like me. I know you think...
    writerannie writerannie 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 27