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I was about to learn more about my family through one of those DNA tests.
“No,” my 15-year-old know-it-all son said. “You’re about to get a visit from the government about your involvement in a crime you didn’t commit.
“That’s called a movie,” I said. “Not real life.”
Typical skeptical teen.
I’d been listening to “The Italian American Podcast,” learning about other Italian-Americans who’d traced their roots back to the old co...