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Pilgrimage to Italy

I flew to Nice, France to pick up my mother and together we drove to my father’s and grandfather’s village of Varallo in the Italian Alps. We met up with my uncle and aunt and some old friends of my father’s. Together we visited the cemetery and we put flowers on my father’s grave. My uncle told me heroic stories about my father that I had never before heard. It was a very emotional trip. We managed to have some amazing regional food and wine. Here are some pictures from Varallo of my uncle, myself and my mother.


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