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Proud to be Italian

From: Anna Maria
Date: 05 May 2001
Time: 07:17:09
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My family came to Canada in 1952 along with thousands more at that time. I am the first child born here in Canada, the rest are from Italy. Mind you, they were young when they left Italy,they still remember the life over there . I grew up with all of the Italian culture my parents brought over with them, that's all they knew. I started school in 1961,with my english not quite what the Canadians expected. I remember being so Excited going to school with all my Italian friends. At that time we were the minority in our town, so in my school there were roughly 20 of us Italians, and our parents being from the same town we were in a sense "related." There were bad memories as I can recall. The Canadians could not except our differences.At lunch time we would sit in "our" corner and nearly hide our food whil tX

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