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Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy - On this work table, Mamma Margherita kneaded the flour, her hands preparing the bread that nourished Giovannino's rustic childhood.

Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy - 1815 - Two straw mattresses, four whitewashed walls, a small window, a small bench and a crucifix. A room poorer than what they will later have from the Moglia family. This is where, in the burgh of I Becchi, the three Bosco brothers slept side by side: Giovanni, Giuseppe and Antonio.

Capriglio, Italy - 1812 - House of the Occhiena family in Capriglio, a small town in Piedmont. Margherita Occhiena was born in that house on April 1, 1788, and stayed there until 1812, when she married Francesco Bosco.

Treviglio, Italy - 1960 - Visit of Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini, (future Pope Paul VI) to the Salesian house of Treviglio. After celebrating Mass, the then archbishop of Milan greeted the altar boys.

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