Hello Luisa, Wow you just blew my mind, didn't expect to get any kind of response.Yes I am from Italy, as a matter of fact my mom and dad live there and so do my sister and brother. I know that I have family in the states but don't know where.Please contact me at my direct address. marylou132 at hotmail. I would love to find out more about you.I had to break down the address don't know if it will show up written out correctly. Hope to hear from you soon.MaryLou is the name I've used since I started school in the USA.It was too difficult for small kids to say my real name.