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Thu Jul 4, 2019, 11:19 AM

25. My Nonno was a marble cutter too

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His family came over from Italy beginning with his father in the 1890ís to work in the quarries in Vermont. All of his siblings and many other extended family members eventually settled in Los Angeles in the 1920ís. His work is all over the beautiful depression era buildings in LA.

They were proud and hard working people who valued education and family.

They are what America is all about.

Today, they are gone of course, but they have seven great grandchildren. Their daughter Carmen raised her children and grandchildren to work hard in school as a path to better ourselves and give our children a good life. Every one of us has a college degree. We hold two masters and a doctorate. We are raising the next generation. The eldest just graduated from UC Berkeley. All good people, a legacy to be proud of.

Most of us have a family story like this one.

Iím not feeling the 4th this year, letís have Ancestor Appreciation Day instead 😊

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