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My God! Are We Norse?

Toritto, Italy I have an unusual last name. Scarangello Actually it was Scarangella.  It was changed by the bureaucrats at Ellis Island who mistook the cursive “a” for an “o”.  So that became our name.  In Italy our name is … Continue reading

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