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Paolo Veltri


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Paolo Veltri's wish to emigrate to North America was met with resistance from his father.

Emigration Difficulties
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Paolo Velti was known for his excellent wine-making in Italy.  However, at one time in Alberta, making wine at home was illegal.  

Wine-making
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Mr. Veltri was also known as a great gardener.  To satisfy his love of growing Italian vegetables,  his sister would send him seeds from Italy.

Gardening
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