Domenica Russo and Vincent Villa discuss their family and their parents' origins in San Jorjo Canavese near Torino, Italy and their immigration to the Copper Country and later to New Swanzy, Michigan during the Depression. Additional Italian last names and origins are mentioned. Other topics include speaking Italian at home, moonshine, the death of their father, bootlegging, foods, and family history.
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