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One Big Happy Family Reunion

While Lauren is in-between rounds of chemo, she and her parents had the opportunity to connect with relatives, specifically Gino’s Aunt (Zia) Carolina who is 94 years old. Below are pictures and a message from Linda on 9/15: This is the wonderful dinner we finished with our family! Zia (Aunt) Carolina is 94 years old… Continue reading One Big Happy Family Reunion

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Mom and Dad Made it to Italy

Per a message from Linda: We are here! Long plane ride and it was hard to sleep in the sitting position…..I slept better on plane from Amsterdam to Florence. Downtown Florence is full of people who drive crazy! Afraid to cross the street…beautiful architecture and all kinds of people running around! Lauren made a wonderful… Continue reading Mom and Dad Made it to Italy

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Florence Files: the first few days and picc installment

The first 3 days in Italy, the 19th-21st were spent trying to understand all the Italian everyone spoke and failing. Barely anyone we met the first 3 days spoke English. Apparently almost everyone in Florence goes on holiday the week of August 15-21. So it was like a ghost town here. We basically just ate from… Continue reading Florence Files: the first few days and picc installment