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The Letters: The Art of Life, Love, and Opera Mary Ellen Cipolla-Grasso

The Letters: The Art of Life, Love, and Opera

Mary Ellen Cipolla-Grasso

Published April 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781595718792
Paperback
411 pages
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 About the Book 

What memories do we let fade away as the needs of the present day consume us? What magic moments, what lost loves, what laughter and tears dim and darken as years go by? For most of us, those forgotten moments are too difficult to recapture . But Dr.MoreWhat memories do we let fade away as the needs of the present day consume us? What magic moments, what lost loves, what laughter and tears dim and darken as years go by? For most of us, those forgotten moments are too difficult to recapture . But Dr. Mary Ellen Grasso -- called Picola by some, Maria Elena or Marielena by others - - was one of the lucky few able to relive the deams, the pain, the sorrow and joy of growing, finding love, and building a family.In this memoir, Mary Ellen revisits her lifes journey through the letters she thought were forever lost.Her strong family ties and her unique perspective on life helped her face heartbreak, the loss of loved ones, the traumatic illness of her child, and a terrifying accident that almost took the life of her one true love.From her childhood in a small Pennsylvania town to her exciting adventures in Mexico, to finding love with a stranger -- a romantic Italian national -- finding her calling as an educator, and seizing opportun