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Lucy Melino – New World

October 25th, 2009 2 comments

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When Lucia Melino was 10 years old she and her mother and sister and brother landed on Ellis Island after a long journey from her ancestral home (a little town called Sant’Agata di Puglia ) to the United States of America. We are very fortunate that some photos were taken that show her, a pioneer in her family. It was she that learned to speak English first, she who started working before she was a teen, and she who coached her father through his American Citizenship Examinations.

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Baby Lovebirds

October 4th, 2009 6 comments

Lovebirds This painting is 7″ x 10″ . The subjects are baby lovebirds. You can barely see their tiny wings. They are adorable!

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