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Eduardo and Leon with Pina Verderame, our cousin Giuseppe Saia's wife.
Leon and Eduardo doing last minute packing at the airport.
Saying good-bye to Eduardo and Leon. Kids playing on a Ficus tree in a park in Palermo.

Carly and Gina when they arrived in Sicily.

Cousins, Maria and Salvatrice Alba. Cousin Rosa Attardi with my sister, Angela.
Pina with Carly. Gina with Pina.
Beginning of the Pasqua procession in front of the church. Procession with our family in the center.
Mario Barbera and others carrying Jesus. Robed marchers from the town. The procession proceeding down Via Victoria Emanuele Peter with Pietro Petix,, the cultural administrator, and Giuseppe Piccillo, the Mayor.
Jesus and Mary meeting in the piazza on Easter morning. Procession led by Mary and Jesus. Angela with Lillo Vella, our landlord and the town police officer.
Carly and Gina with their friends from the town. Steve, Gina, Kathy, Pina, Angela, Peter and Carly saying good-bye to Pina in front of her house on Easter morning.
Our friend, Lina Ruffino with her daughter Adele Montagna, my sister Angela and Giada Galletti, our friend Rosalia's daughter. Adele and Giada were the virgineddi (little virgins) in the procession. Our friends, Danielle, Mary Rose, Carly and me. The mothers with daughters picture.
The arch of bread at San Biagio di Platani. Mosaic made of bread and seeds in San Biagio di Platani Kathy, Peter, Steve and Angela on a hike on Monte Camarata.
Gina finding records on her father's family in Valguanera. Man in Vulguanera doing a typical Sicilian gesturing while talking to us.
Carly and Kathy sitting on the site of the temple of Demeter with Enna in the background. Eunus, a slave who led a slave revolt in 135 BC which resulted in enslaved people living free for two years in Enna. Looking down on the city of Caltagirone,
Finding Grandpa Farina's birth record in Santo Stefano di Camastra Santo Stefano official helping us look through the records . Famulari, an excellent potter in Santo Stefano who has relatives in Rochester that he wants to find.