I Am Italian (napoletane)

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    My Ancestors Are Italian

    My great grandfather came from Fontana Rosa a town outside Naples and him and his 5 brothers came to America to make a start here they were successful too but my great grandfather didn't have anyone to hand his business down too so they lost it when he died. Today he would be...
    Bella70 Bella70
    41-45, F
    Aug 18, 2012

    Grandma was from Naples

    and Grandpa was from Basilicata.
    akrokrchik akrokrchik
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2015

    Proud to Be Euro-american

    The entire family tree on my dad's side is Italian - they hailed from the 'Naples' area of the country. Unlike my mom (who was an only child), my dad is the youngest of six, so growing up during the holidays (and other special events), we would all meet up with my aunts' and...
    Armine Armine
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Aug 9, 2008

    Growing Up Italian In The South

    I was thinking about my family this week and I had a quick chuckle thinking about my life now versus the life I lived as a child of Italian immigrant parents in rural southern America. Of course my life has been expanded beyond the typical Italian culture into predominantly...
    Cute30sMom Cute30sMom
    31-35, F
    13 Responses Feb 8, 2013

    My Father's Side

    My grandfather came over from Italy, originally from the city of Benevento in Campania near Naples. He lived in a small town in New York, kept a modest vineyard, and made his own wine. The wine was wretched. The Sambuca, which I used to enjoy with both my father and my...
    GenesiusRedux GenesiusRedux
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 22, 2013

    Im Noht Actually.

    i just wanted to say cowboy boot.... ALSO! makes me wanna **** a big plate of spaghetti. -JB
    Doxtah Doxtah
    26-30, M
    May 7, 2011

    Gina Marie

    Just an Italian girl born in Jersey, raised by the beach near Los Angeles...you figure it out! LOL!
    bobina64 bobina64
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2012

    Caprineto Romano, Italy

    I went to Italy when I was 19 years old which was over 20 years ago. I have family there and had the opportunity to go and meet them and spend the summer in the mountains and at the cottage near the sea. I really enjoyed it very much, I lost 40 pounds while there and I attribute...
    bianconi bianconi
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2012

    1/4 Italian Raised In The South And In Germany

    My grandmother was a war bride, and moved to the States after WWII, encountering constant discrimination because of her accent, though she spoke five languages fluently and met my grandfather while translating for Allied forces in Italy. Both her and my grandfather's stories are...
    ResearchForChange ResearchForChange
    36-40, F
    Feb 13, 2013

    Buongiorno. Mi chiamo Ara.

    Want to be friends?
    Repentover Repentover
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 25, 2015

    Moving!

    I moved over here about 3 and a half years ago, i used to live in Scampia, probably the worst neighbourhood in europe but yet, i miss it like hell and if i had the chance to...i'd move back there tomorrow morning!! I hate it here, not because the country is **** or anything...
    TerroneNapoletano TerroneNapoletano
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 28, 2009

    I Love Being Italian!

    I love being Italian.  I still have family in Naples and I'd love to visit sometime.  I also love my dark hair and dark eyes :)  And the food...the food is very good.  And the family-oriented culture.  It is so beautiful!  And the mafia...if there's...
    Bella724 Bella724
    26-30, F
    9 Responses Nov 19, 2007
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