Her grandfather had been a soldier in the Italian army during World War 2. When the king of Italy surrendered, he had quit the army and returned home, but the war was far from being over for him. He had to go into hiding to avoid the fascists, but was turned in to them by someone in his village. The fascists were going to shoot him, but his pregnant wife and daughter pleaded for his life, so he was imprisoned instead.
|Lorenza took me to Vigevano to see its famous square.|
|A friend of Lorenza's birthday party|
|Lorenza's cat, also enjoying 'la dulce vita'.|
|On my third day in Albairate, Lorenza and the boys took me for an outing on bikes, along the Naviglio Grande|