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For May Day – In Memory of Guido Picelli

Guido Pacelli – Leader of the Resistance to Fascism Guido Picelli was the leader of the last armed resistance to Italian Fascism, rousing the working men and women of Parma to defeat some 20,000 Fascists in pitched battles fought in … Continue reading

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Reds – For May Day

Fine red cloth covering an altar in a corner of grandma’s room away from the window Old Italian woman wife and mother did you ever miss the tall windows of Naples in high Summer? Moonlight never shined o’er her bed … Continue reading

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