Families to be Thankful for

http://www.italianamericanwriter.com/2012/11/22/my-italo-turkey-day-3/#comment-2665 I love this story written by Dr. Ed Iannuccilli.  It captures what it feels like to be an Italian American on Thanksgiving.  It most likely speaks to all of us who have relatives that came here in search of something better and are so very thankful for what they have received. Today I am …

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Reading the Voices of Rhode Island’s Italian Americans

“Virginia Cotungo DiBiase told what happened to her and her two siblings when there were claimed by their father at Ellis Island. They had not seen their father in thirteen years. They did not recognize their father and he did not recognize them…”   “A woman from Thornton, Tribelli, I think. She was a mid-wife. …

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