I Am Italian (piedmont)

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    I am first generation american.

    My mom's side of the family has lived in Turino since the late 1700's. Under Savoyard, my great, great grandfathers farmland had to be sold off due to demanding tariffs and what was left the Nazi's destroyed in '44. I do recall holiday there in my early years and it was always...
    SneakySoundSystem SneakySoundSystem
    46-50, F
    Oct 26, 2015

    My father's family moved down to San Remo from

    the hills above over a hundred years ago. It was for work away from the farmlands, and my grandfather moved into France for better work just after the Fifties since everyone was after an Italian waiter at their restaurant to add authenticity.
    Rovigatti Rovigatti
    22-25, F
    Feb 9, 2015

    Ciao, hello! I'm new here

    and I'm from Piedmont
    alphac alphac
    36-40, M
    Sep 26, 2015

    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

    My grandfather is Piedmontese in part.

    Having a little italian blood is quite good. Connections with other cultures are good for everyone.
    Corzomec Corzomec
    22-25, F
    Jan 25, 2015
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