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My great-grandfather was a leader in the revolt in Cosenza against the unified Italian government in Rome. according to a book i read, Garibaldi promised many things to southern Italy including use of the local language in schools, none of which the subsequent governments honored.

Same verse, same as the first.

Personally, I'm very glad that great-grandpa stood up and also that he fled to the USA when the revolt collapsed.
My father told me he was a local legend in the neighborhood. He was just a potter, but a man of strong convictions and very tough.

by StillInTheWilderness on Mon Oct 14th, 2019 at 05:23:42 PM EST

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