Long Time East Boston Resident Carmela Favorito Writes Poignant Memoir

Apr 29, 2022 222

BY: Debbie Weisberg

Carmela Maria Leone Favorito has seen it all. Born in San Nicola Italy in 1931, the third of eight children, a devastating earthquake caused her family to lose everything right before her birth. For the first year of her life, her family took shelter in a cave.

Growing up, Carmela's life was clearly one of hardship, but through it all, Carmela never lost sight of what was important to her: hard work, loyalty, and family. Carmela's Story, a memoir written painstakingly by Carmela with the help of family members, chronicles Carmela's life from when she was a young girl in Italy until she was in her mid-70's.

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SOURCE: https://patch.com

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