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Chapter Three (1993): Finding Grandma's Roots

When Debbie’s father becomes ill, he asks her to accompany him to find his mother’s childhood home in Sicily. But before heading south, Debbie reunites with an old friend she met in Italy 23 years earlier at the age of 17. On Debbie’s 40th birthday, they celebrate in her grandmother’s childhood neighborhood, Sciacca, Sicily, and sleep in Palermo’s most magnificent villa. It is the “gifts” that are dropped along the way that bring her directly to her grandmother’s home, but what occurs after the visit as a result of locating her home changes her life forever.

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