Shannon Philpott-Sanders

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Spock over volo, please: The language of an Italian favorite

Published in the 10/26/10 issue of the Suburban Journals

Spock over volo, please: The language of an Italian favorite
Bocce ball kindles community, family spirit

Clif Dellamano II remembers playing bocce ball in the backyard with his dad as a child. It’s a sport that’s rich in Italian tradition and one that his family has embraced for more than 40 years.

“I can’t remember a time when we didn’t go out in the backyard to play,” Dellamano said. “For me, it’s the enjoyment of being with my dad.” Continue reading


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