What is in a name One might say everything and nothing at the same time. At one point in history it may have defined the soul being of a person. Now a name barely describes the nationality of a person. This was caused when promises of prosperity on our soil spread throughout the world which consequently turned our country to turn into the ?melting pot? of the world. With this convergence of hundreds of nationalities, we as a people loose sight of our culture. To obtain a full sense of ones culture, it must be passed down from generation to generation for one cannot fully understand his or her culture from reading a book.
I was brought up with as much culture as I possibly could handle. My father is a first generation Sicilian immigrant and mother?s parents were in the process of emigrating from Italy to the United States when they had her. I intentionally labeled my father Sicilian and not Italian for cultural reasons. There are some discrepancies as to the difference between Sicilian and Italian culture. I cannot really indulge the reader as to what the difference
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