La Scuola d'Italia Galileo Galilei touts Pittsburgh's Italian heritage

Jul 08, 2015 1855

By Katherine Schaeffer

Angela Hertz's Italian-American grandparents taught her to love her heritage — the food, the culture and the sense of family. But it wasn't until Hertz started college that she learned the language, studying abroad to hone her language skills. 

"I made it my career," said Hertz, 38, who has taught Italian at the high school level and the University of Pittsburgh. "I wanted to pass that on to everyone here who lost the language."

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