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Domenico Chiarello
(Nella Anselmo)

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Mr. Domenico Chiarello bought the "Venice Grocery" store which was located near the immigration hall.  As a result of this proximity, Mr. and Mrs. Chiarello often helped Italian immigrants newly-arrived in Edmonton.

Venice Grocery - Immigration Center 
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Typical of many Italian families that emigrated, the Chiarello's arrived at different times, the father arriving first to prepare the way for the remainder of his family.

Separation and Emigration
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Nella Anselmo wanted to be a nun.  Domenico had other plans in mind for her.

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