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La Lettera (The Letter)

(2010) Caro Mario, Ti amo. Io so quello con tutta la mia anima.  Io odio la distanza che e’ cresciuta fra di noi e voglio fare del tutto per guarire ogni male che c’e. E’ importantissimo che tu capisci perche’ … Continue reading

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La Notizia (The News)

(2010) I hadn’t heard from Allen since that fateful day in New York City.  While I was grateful that he was finally keeping his distance, I knew that he hadn’t given up.  And I knew what this news was going … Continue reading

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Condividendo (Sharing)

(2010) For those first few moments, all I could do is stand there, staring at the escalator that had removed him from my sight.  Finally, slowly, I turned around and walked towards the exit. I could sense the sadness starting … Continue reading

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Dopo (After)

(2010) The next few hours passed in a daze.  First we had to call my dad.  Mario knew that the custom of “asking the father’s permission” was important to me.  However, since he needed me to serve as translator, he … Continue reading

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Bella Mia (My Beautiful)

(2010) As I slowly sat down on my bed, my eyes widened in shock.  Wasn’t that it?  Mario’s declaration of love had been enough to send me into euphoria.  Surely this was all he had planned. Once I was securely … Continue reading

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Il Momento Giusto (The Right Moment)

(2010) Once the ring was ordered, the feeling of calm prevailed.  We went through the next few days as normal.  Sightseeing.  Cooking together.  Purse shopping (we did eventually find the perfect one).  Spending every possible second together. And discussing the … Continue reading

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