Italy - Carmagnola station, where Don Bosco met Michele Magone
Carmagnola, Italy - 1857 - On an afternoon in October 1857, Don Bosco met Michele Magone, a 13-year-old boy, poor and abandoned to himself, at the Carmagnola station. Following a brief conversation, Don Bosco easily managed to gain his trust. Michael was later welcomed to Valdocco, where Don Bosco helped him study and learn a trade. That meeting at the station changed young Michele's life forever.