Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Visit to Omaha Beach and the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in France

My uncle, Carmine J. Dintino, (on the far left) died on one of the beaches of Normandy, France on D-day, June 6, 1944. He was 21 years old. He was the oldest son of my grandparents who immigrated from Italy … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s Devotion

My Grandmother, Annie Dintino, (1899-1995) was very devoted to her own form of Catholicism. Since she was a first generation Italian-American, it was laced with pagan overtones. All over her home were shrines to the saints, and pictures of ancestors … Continue reading

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