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Carlo & Lina 

Rudy & Rita 

Mary Biollo Doyle

Tony Falcone

Bill Nigro

 Sabatino Roncucci

Spinelli Family
Alessandro &
Lina Urso

Fiore M. Vecchio


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Teresa Nimis (nee Spinelli) and Rina Spinelli being interviewed by Adriana Albi Davies.Teresa (nee Spinelli) Nimis speaks of some of the family values instilled in her during her childhood.  

"The more you give, the more you get."
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Teresa describes how her Father, Frank Spinelli, worked to keep the Italian community united.

Little Italy
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Rina Spinelli. Rina Spinelli relates her opinion of the importance of food to culture. 



"Food is the secret of importance to culture."
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Teresa describes her commitment to keeping the inner city area around Little Italy a vibrant and safe place for people to visit and live.

Commitment to the Inner City
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Teresa feels that it is important to retain some of the old things that bring back warm memories.  Spinelli's store in Little Italy is a reservoir of such memories.

A Cultural Institution
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