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I Am Italian (sicilian)

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    A Man Full Of Life

    Io sono un uomo, e mi piace la donna. Questo fa di me una persona cattiva? No, fa di me un uomo respirazione vivente!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 10, 2012

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    Proud of My Heritage

    I am very proud of my Italian roots.  My family came to America through Ellis Island in the early 1900 and worked very hard to learn English and to make a life for me and my cousins. I am very proud that my family was able to come here and make the best of times.  My...
    agilber5 agilber5 36-40, F 1 Response May 3, 2009

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    Italian American

    I am 2nd generation Italian American. My dad 1st gen. Sicilian and mom 3rd gen. Bolognese. It sucks that I can't read or speak Italian. I want to now but was never interested before.
    DagoWop DagoWop 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 7, 2012

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    100% Italian

    My grandparent were form Palermo Sicily (father) and (mother) Reggio Di Clabria.Proud to be Italian.
    aflight1951 aflight1951 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    I Love Being Italian

    I am Italian and Sicilian all together and at once. From Portopalo but grew up from aged nine lived in Giarratana.
    SicilyIsMyIdeaOfHeaven SicilyIsMyIdeaOfHeaven 31-35, F 1 Response May 5, 2013

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    Sicilian

    My grandfather came here from Sicily and I believe spent some time on Ellis Island. I was adopted by people who were not italian, so I have tried to make up for loss time.  I have learned a little about different wines and foods and I am always open to suggestions.
    Porters Porters 56-60, M 3 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    The 1920's Dream

    Back in the 1920's, it was the **** to be an Italian, even better to be a Sicilian. You could gain entry to the most exclusive club back then, La Cosa Nostra. It was the dream back then. A made man was the **** no matter where he went. He was respected by all and was usually rich...
    sonoflopez sonoflopez 13-15, M May 27, 2012

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    Hi Im Italian Too!

    Anyone wanting to be my friend can message me and we can talk a bit :)
    melinda93 melinda93 18-21 1 Response Aug 15, 2012

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    Yep, one-half Italian.

    (I think the other half is German, Scottish and Irish.)
    justme5079 justme5079 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Big Shoes

    When you come from an Italian or Sicilian family abd marry a girl who comes from and English one its difficult. No passion!!!!!! Please help!
    goodfella999z goodfella999z 36-40, M Aug 5, 2013

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    Proud Of My Heritage

    I am 50% Italian and it I embrace my heritage
    CountryBaby22 CountryBaby22 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2013

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    Terroni Americana - Gramsci Test Case...m. Amari (scholar, Revolutionary, Statesman) Vs. A. Manzoni (novelist)

    Ho trovato questo articolo. http://www.i-italy.org/bloggers/16728/terroni-americana-gramsci-test-case-m-amari-scholar-revolutionary-statesman-vs-manzon Just thought I'd share it.
    SicilianuAmericanu SicilianuAmericanu 18-21, M Jan 24, 2012

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    Rep.

    If its whats in you, you declare it loud and proud
    sscarminach sscarminach 16-18, F Dec 8, 2007

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    The Short History

    Dad was French/German, Mom was pure Sicilian...My last name is French and means " Boat " yet I look like 100% italian.
    bobbo61 bobbo61 51-55, M Aug 17, 2013

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    Italian, Lost In New York

    I am an Italian gal, father dead.
    RondaLeeRomaine RondaLeeRomaine 46-50, F 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    Proud of It.

    My Dad's parents Both are Full Blooded Italians. And My Mom's Mom Was. We Come From A Long Line of them and I proud of it. The Food is amazing, The Family Ties are wonderful. The one thing you will Know about Us Is We are Family Oriented. It's The way we Are.. If you **** with...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F Aug 2, 2008

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    SICILIAN Flag Day 3rd April 2009

      IN OCCASIONE DELL’ADOZIONE DELLA NOSTRA BANDIERE 3 APRILE 1282   FACCIAMO FESTA IL 3 APRILE 2009   PER L’OCCASIONE E PER SEMPRE PROPONGO   CHE LA NOSTRA BANDIERA VENGA ESPOSTA IN TUTTI LUOGHI PUBLICI   CITTADINI METTONO UNA...
    francoSI francoSI 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 15, 2009

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    Love Being 1/2 Sicilian

    I love that I am a mix breed. My mother is German 100% and my father Italian 100%...I am 50/50 and don't mind it a bit.I have alot of guys tell me that Italian women are hot....so I always tease and say oh yeah....well what the heck happened to me...LOL...I do know that at...
    cmojlo cmojlo 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    Proud to Be Italian

    I was adopted as a baby and my Dad who raised me is 100% Italian . I always loved being Italian ... the people , the food , the culture! I found my birthmom and she told me that yes my birthfather was Italian also . He had been in the USA for 7 yrs before they met. I never have...
    groovygranny61 groovygranny61 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    I am Italian. And I love being Italian.

    I love using my hands when I talk!(:
    LyricalLifee LyricalLifee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    My Sicilian Heritage

    My great-grandfather came from Sicily on a tramp steamer around 1900. I don't really know that much about him, but I am proud of my Sicilian heritage, and I want to learn more about my ancestors and about Sicily. I do know that I had a distant relative who was fairly high up in...
    ilovenxstage ilovenxstage 26-30, M Sep 1, 2011

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    They Always Called Me the Lil Italian Girl

      I may only have a Quarter In Me, But yes It sure shows, My Grandfather Came from Sicily as a stowaway They Said to avoid the war I Guess He sailed to Pennsylvania There He met My Grandmother a Welsh Gal with Long Fiery Red Hair They fell in love instantly and where...
    fireeyes fireeyes 41-45, F Dec 30, 2008

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    Adopted

    Since watching Commisario Montelbano on T.V. and reading Andrea Camillari's novels, I have started learning Italian and some of my children have settled there for good.
    Fliss2 Fliss2 66-70, F Sep 13, 2012

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    Half Sicilian

    being 100% is the greatest lets just face it italian are the best and will always be number 1 our food our country women family and the ****** mob!!!!!!! PROUD TO BE ITALIAN
    italianbandito italianbandito 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 8, 2008

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    Ti Amo!!

    Both of my parents were Sicilian and born in the USA...Their parents came from Alcamo - Provincia Di Tropani...When my parents were little, all they spoke was Sicilian...Once they went to school they began speaking english...When I was little I spoke Sicilian at home...I don't...
    allycast54 allycast54 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    Sicilian Glory

    I am 50 percent Sicilian, 25 percent French and 25 percent Irish. But I look 100 percent Italian. It's great being Italian, my dream would be to go to Italy and see the wonders of it all. Italian food is the best in my opinion, with the pasta and the bread. It's truely Divine...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M Feb 21, 2011

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    Young Heritage

    My grandmother was Sicilian. She passed away in January. I took a trip to Sicily & Rome last week. I'm just glad she went back to her country, in heart, with me. Can't wait to place Vatican blessed rosary beads on her grave.
    LeannaRose37 LeannaRose37 16-17, F Feb 28, 2013

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    Come From Long Line Of Sicilian Family......

    My Father's side of the family is Sicilian. Very old school. My Fathers and all four of my Uncles are a tough bunch. Hard, strict, emotionaless. They raised all ten of us kids to be hard, tough, no room for weakness. Along with that Sicilian, my Father showed me what part he...
    DarkThornedLilyRose43 DarkThornedLilyRose43 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    I Am Sicilian

    I am Sicilian and proud of my heritage my family came over from Sicily in 1910my family started a business in New York City that business is still running today I am so proud to be a Sicilian
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    1/4 Sicilian But 100% In the Heart!

    My Great Grandpa DiGiovanna came over from Sambuca di Sicilia when he was a teenage boy.  He married a full-blooded Italian woman, Josephine Conde.  They had Anna, my grandmother who did not marry Italian.  I love the culture, the food, the people...
    bellaragazza72 bellaragazza72 36 1 Response Aug 27, 2009

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    Why is Sicilian in parenthesis?

    Italian and Sicilian are not the same thing.
    kaylinrae kaylinrae 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 17, 2013

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    Pasta People

    I usally do not have a ethnic flavor of personality, my best friends male or female are not Italian and no one has been in the mob. In Italy it's different, they have a passion for life, specially the women, who are beautiful and they agree! In Rome I was picked up at a piano bar...
    louisprofeta50 louisprofeta50 61-65, M Jan 3, 2012

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    I Love Italian Food!

    I am a second generation Italian/American. I love reading and studying everything about my family's country and its history. I love Italian food, cooking Italian food. I also love finding and preparing new Italian food recipes. There's nothing better than Italian food and great...
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Friends Vs. Italian Friends

    FRIENDS: Never ask for food. ITALIAN FRIENDS: Always bring the food. FRIENDS: Will say "hello." ITALIAN FRIENDS: Will give you a big hug and a kiss. FRIENDS: Call your parents Mr. and Mrs. ITALIAN FRIENDS: Call your parents Mom and Dad. FRIENDS: Have never seen you cry...
    cheleshere cheleshere 66-70, F 5 Responses Mar 13, 2013

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