At a family’s most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one’s sacrifice and service.
Because I didn’t have brothers, I was always interested in the kids down the street that had four brothers in their family, so I became one of them – but it was not my family.
Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
I would look at a dog and when our eyes met, I realized that the dog and all creatures are my family. They’re like you and me.