I Followed My Uncle’s Legend To Italy, And Found A New Way Forward
My great-uncle Tomas Concepcion was a legend in our family — a famed artist and politician living in a hilltop castle on the Mediterranean. When I was 20 I visited him in Italy, looking to understand how he got there, why he stayed, and what it means to be an immigrant who leaves home with hopes of building something permanent.
Meet The Politician Getting Death Threats For Campaigning For Women’s Rights In Italy
She’s been threatened with rape, burned in effigy, and been mocked by a major party leader using an inflatable sex doll. Now Laura Boldrini, the speaker of the Italian Parliament, stays in a secret location while running for reelection.