The Hunger Saint at the American Italian Heritage Museum in Albany, NY

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June Monthly meeting and Cultural Presentation:  Thursday, June 13th at7:00pm.  The business meeting begins at 7:00pm, followed by a presentation by Olivia Kate Cerrone, who has received various literacy honors including a “Distinguished Fellowship” from the National Endowments of the Arts. She currently resides in Boston, MA. 

Her topic “The Hunger Saint” (historical fiction). The talk is about a young boy’s survival from sulfur mines in a rural setting, set in post WWII era Italy and reflects upon the religious, cultural, social and economic factors that helped normalize the practice of child labor abuse in Italy. Desserts are welcomed for the reception following.  Free and open to the public.

SOURCE: American Italian Heritage Museum

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