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July 9th, 2009 - 5:20 am § in Women

Melissa the Barista

By Millie S. Liu There are very few female baristas in Italy. There are few inter-ethnic Italians. Cagli has both. At 20 years old, she is one of the few successful baristas in her profession and fell into it by accident after answering a job posting. Her barista lessons began at 16. She exudes ener[...]

July 3rd, 2009 - 1:39 am § in 2. Life in Piazza

Millie’s Evening in the Piazza

Each street branches from the outer skirts of the city to the center like veins and arteries leading to the heart. The sound of cars and motorcycles purr over small talk in an ancient tongue. The cigarette fumes become too distracting to keep up with the conversations. People of all ages gossip, sip[...]