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Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Isn't Lost in Translation

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Josephine Traversa spent a lot of time shifting English to Italian for her family members, which is probably why she ended up making her career in translation and interpretation.

Astoria Characters: The Sewing-Machine Savior

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Eleven. That's the number that forever altered Sakis Karagiannakis' life. That's how old he was when his father died, paving the way for his becoming the prime provider for his mother and two sisters.