We the Italians March 21, 2016 - 77 - Page 52

st # 77 MARCH 21 , 2016 read more #interviews THE INTERVIEW: JoHN MUSTARO Representing Puglia in the USA Puglia – or Apulia, as is called in the United States – was home of millions of Italian emigrants, especially after 1900. A marvelous region, full of art, culture and traditions, fantastic food and wine and beautiful people, now Puglia has an official representant in the United States: John Mustaro. We the Italians has met him in New York. John, please tell us something about your heritage and how does it feel to be a Pugliese American Both of my parents were born in the USA so I am a second generation American. My grandfather and my namesake, Giovanni was a founder of a Society for Altamurani immigrants 52 | WE THE ITALIANS www.wetheitalians.com By Umberto Mucci