only Italian was spoken, Louise and Anthony called their boy Toots.
Note: my dad.s nickname was Tootie and he hated it
“Pete never got caught,” said Sylvia. “Louie always got caught.”
Note: common
In the 1930s, America was infatuated with the pseudoscience of eugenics and its promise of strengthening the human race by culling the “unfit” from the genetic pool. Along with the “feebleminded,” insane, and criminal, those so classified included women who had sex out of wedlock (considered a mental illness), orphans, the disabled, the poor, the homeless, epileptics, masturbators, the blind and the deaf, alcoholics, and girls whose genitals exceeded certain measurements. Some eugenicists advocated euthanasia, and in mental hospitals, this was quietly carried out on scores of people through...
Note: wow i had no idea!
Note: how is this different from germany
It was there that she saw him. Just outside the door, gazing in at her amid the passersby, was her dead son.
Note: i dont get it