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Raffaele Albi

Mr. and Mrs.
Enrico Butti

Mr. & Mrs.
Domenico Chiarello
(Nella Anselmo)

Gus & Assunta Dotto
(Emilia Raffin)

 Attilio & Stella Gatto

Gus Lavorato

Giovanni Paron

Louie Protti

Mr. & Mrs. Sartor

Sam Scrivano

Silvio Tona

Paolo Veltri

Raffaele Albi describes some of the Christmas and Easter traditions as they were practiced in his home town of Grimaldi, province of Cosenza in the Calabrese region of Italy.

Traditions in Italy
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Mr. Albi describes some of the Grimaldi festivals, the Festival of San Antonio being the most important.

Italian Festivals
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His father had left for North America before Raffaele was born, and died before he had a chance to see his son.  This was one of the reasons why Raffaele held a special place in his Grandmother's heart.

Grandmother's Pet
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