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Giuseppe Ungaretti was born in Alexandria on 8 February 1888 into a family from Lucca. His father had moved to Egypt to work on digging the Suez Canal. The work was physically exhausting and he died leaving Ungaretti an orphan at the age of two. His mother, a woman of strong character and will, was forced to maintain the family by opening the bakery on the outskirts of the city.
Although his mother was at times strict, she was so devoted to her children that, despite the difficulties, she...
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