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NYC Mayor to Get Honorary Citizenship in Italian Town

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:08:06 +0000

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- New York City's Mayor Bill de Blasio will soon be a citizen of a small town in Italy.

The mayor is taking a nine-day holiday in Italy next week, during which he'll visit Grassano, a town in southern Italy, where he will be granted honorary citizenship.

De Blasio's grandmother was reportedly born in Grassano before immigrating to the United States.

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